Traffic and Public Transport

Public transport on land is run by the County of Stockholm, under the name "Storstockholms Lokaltrafik (SL)", Stockholm Public Transport.

Stockholm City Bikes

You can rent a bike between April and October at "Stockholm City Bikes". By purchasing a bike card from Stockholm City Bikes, you can use any bike from a large number of stands all over the city. When you have finished using the bike, just put it back in any of the stands.

Stockholm City bikes

Public transport at sea

The company Waxholmsbolaget is responsible for the public transport at sea. To read more, visit the company's website via the link below.

Waxholmsbolaget, public transport by sea

Congestion charge

The congestion charge was reintroduced in the city of Stockholm in 2007. The scheme was tested in 2006, in an attempt to reduce congestion, improve traffic flow and create a healthier environment. Analysis of the results show that traffic volumes has decreased by an average of over 20 percent.

The Swedish Transport Agency is in charge of the congestion tax.

The Swedish Transport Agency

Traffic and parking

Traffic is increasing at a rate of 2-3% per year. The Traffic Administration Office, "Trafikkontoret", is responsible for the traffic system and the traffic routes and streets of Stockholm, as well as accessibility and traffic safety.

The Traffic Administration Office
Box 8311
104 20 Stockholm
Phone: +46 8 508 27 200

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