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Traffic plans under preparation

This page lists the main transport and traffic plans under preparation. The status and documents of the plans can be reviewed on the Helsinki map service. Projects open for comments can be reviewed on the Current Plans page


Main streets and roads

Hakamäentie extensions
Old tunnel plans extending Hakamäentie to Turunväylä and to the east to Lahdenväylä and Hermannin rantatie are updated. The veering of Tuusulanväylä to Veturitie is also reviewed. The Helsinki transport and traffic system plan assigns the western and eastern extensions to 2021–2035.

Itäväylä and Linnanrakentajantie junction
Helsinki City Council approved the general plan in 2008. A revision of the plan launched by the Public Works Department and the street plans for the first construction stage were completed in 2012.

Ring Road I and Myllypurontie junction
The development of sites next to the Myllypurontie junction according to the detailed plan requires alterations to the existing junction. The junction plans are revised, and road planning will be commenced later.

Ring Road I and Itäväylä junction
A solution for the Ring Road I and Itäväylä interchange is selected with the Uusimaa Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment.

Ring Road II extension
A general plan for the Ring Road II extension from Turunväylä to Hämeenlinnanväylä was completed in 2008. A study on the impact of the transport and traffic network is conducted in cooperation with the Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment as well as with Espoo and Vantaa.

Koivusaari junction to Länsiväylä
The future Koivusaari district will require to be connected to Länsiväylä. A site reservation plan on transport and traffic arrangements in the area has been prepared in cooperation with the Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment. Plans are revised.

Kuninkaantammi and Hämeenlinnanväylä junction
A feasibility study is conducted on an interchange at Kuninkaantammi, comparing an interchange solution with an alternative to upgrade the current junction.

Transfer bus stops on Tuusulanväylä and Yhdyskunnantie
Traffic on the Jokeri 2 bus line will begin in autumn 2015. New bus stops on Tuusulanväylä and Yhdyskunnantie will improve transfer between the Helsinki Metropolitan Area’s radiating and traverse bus lines.

Itäväylä and Linnanrakentajantie junction
The preparation of a detailed plan is commenced on the basis of a general plan approved by the City Council. A feasibility study is conducted to assess the value of the project for society.

Office Manager Katariina Baarman, tel. 310 37125
Transport and Traffic Engineer Heikki Palomäki, tel. 310 37312

Sörnäinen tunnel
A detailed plan and transport and traffic plan are prepared for a tunnel between the stretch Sörnäisten rantatie–Hermannin rantatie. The tunnel will enable housing construction in northern Kalasatama and improve the environment at Kalasatama Centre, as through traffic moves into the tunnel.
Transport and Traffic Engineer Johanna Iivonen, tel. 310 37137


Transport and traffic plans in city districts

City centre
A study is conducted on the growth of car traffic in the inner city and the functionality of the transport and traffic network as transport and traffic volumes grow because of the development in Jätkäsaari, Kalasatama and Pasila. Also evaluated is the impact of various parking policies and transport and traffic pricing policies on the functionality of the network.
Director of Transport and Traffic Planning Ville Lehmuskoski, tel. 310 37079
Transport and Traffic Engineer Petri Blomqvist, tel. 310 109

Punavuori
The transport and traffic arrangements on Telakkakatu are planned again. The street will have tram tracks and bike lanes.
Transport and Traffic Engineer Anna Nervola, p. 310 37135

Östersundom
Transport and traffic planning for Östersundom is carried out in conjunction with the district’s land use planning. The district’s transport and traffic network is expanded, and small-scale local arrangements are planned and implemented as necessary, such as bus stops, pedestrian passages and cycling arrangements.
Transport and Traffic Engineer Markus Ahtiainen, p. 310 37088
 

Parking

A parking policy study is completed, and the main aspects of the Helsinki parking policy as well as further measures are decided. Helsinki commences a revision of the instructions for parking space volumes at City operations in cooperation with the neighbouring municipalities and Helsinki Region Transport. In addition, the implementation of the regional commuter parking strategy and action plan is commenced in Helsinki.
Director of Transport and Traffic Planning Ville Lehmuskoski, tel. 310 37079
Transport and Traffic Engineer Juha Hietanen, tel. 310 37120


Promotion of walking

The preparation of a plan for a walking study and a walking development programme is commenced in Helsinki. As a result, various pedestrian street areas, measures to promote walking and pedestrian research are approached comprehensively. The development of the pedestrian centre is continued with the help of studies focusing on the city structure and transport and traffic. The preparation of a plan is commenced for a pedestrian network in the city centre protected from weather.
Transport and Traffic Engineer Pekka Nikulainen, tel. 310 37086

Strategic transport and traffic development programme

A strategic transport and traffic development programme is prepared. The development programme defines long-term policies for the development of the city transport and traffic system.
Director of Transport and Traffic Planning Ville Lehmuskoski, tel. 310 37079
Office Manager Matti Kivelä, tel. 310 37145


Traffic safety

The key goal of transport and traffic planning is traffic safety. The preparation of a programme to improve traffic safety in all Helsinki was commenced in 2013. The programme takes into consideration experiences from earlier speed limit experiments, traffic signal light arrangements and other measures to improve transport and traffic.
Transport and Traffic Engineer Hanna Strömmer, tel. 310 37106


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