Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Kreis Heinsberg
253.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Amt für Umwelt und Verkehrsplanung
Dick
Valkenburger Straße 45, 52525 Heinsberg
++49 2452 13 6129

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

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:
Call for car-free day for Friday, September 20, 2019, with the option of free use of municipal bus traffic (WestVerkehr) in the district of Heinsberg
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:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes