The Structural Plan 2040

The Structural Plan 2040 of Tampere City Region is a legally non-binding strategic plan which shows the main targets pertaining to land use, housing, transport and services. It takes into consideration the entire urban structure of the city region, as well as the (potential) qualities within the structure. 

The main goals of the Structural Plan 2040 are: 

  • Being prepared for population growth (480,000 inhabitants by 2040) 
  • Densifying the urban structure 
  • Developing centers and sub-centers 
  • Producing more versatile and higher quality housing environments and houses (91,000 new housing units) 
  • Supporting economic growth and businesses (enabling the location for 70,000 new jobs)
  • Renewing the modes of mobility (increasing the share of public transportation, cycling and walking) 
  • Improving the accessibility of services across municipal borders