Streets and traffic
The city of Kuopio aims to develop the road network, by taking account of the infrastructural and environmental aspects.
The key aim of the city traffic plan is to increase traffic safety, for example by adjusting driving speeds to traffic conditions.
There are nearly 350 km of street network in the city, over 100 km of pavements and about 80 traffic light intersections.
In the city centre, drivers must to follow the regional speed limits. The maximum permitted speeds in the main streets are usually 50 km/h, in the city centre 40 km/h.
Photo Vicente Serra