Contact & Activities

Participating city

59 - Roubaix
97.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Sandrine VARLET
17 Grand'Place
++33 03 20 66 47 72

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Dès le 15 septembre organisation de manifestation sur la mobilité en ville.
- itinéraire vélo en ville dès 18h00
- soirée débat sur l'usage du vélo en ville et les aménagements nécessaires
- pendant la semaine divers interventions dans les écoles (aspects santé, sécurité, sport et loisir) en partenariat avec la gendarmerie, l'ADAV, la MACIF
- organisation pendant ville ouverte d'un stand d'information sur l'usage du vélo en ville
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:
inscription dans les projets d'aménagement de zones réservées à l'usage du vélo
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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas