Participating cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

580.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Verkehrs- und Tiefbauamt, Abteilung Generelle Verkehrsplanung, F
Friedemann Goerl
Prager Straße 118-136, Haus C
04092 Leipzig
++49 3411233472

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Merseburger Straße zwischen Karl-Heine-Straße und Aurelienstraße und Lindenauer Markt Nordbreich
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Lowering of pavements
Mobility management
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders