Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Basel
190.500 inhabitants

Local contact

Amt für Mobilität
Thomas Graf
Dufourstrasse 40, CH-4001 Basel
++41 612678534

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- moren than 60 activities
- e.g. guided walking/ biking/ e-biking tours...
- e.g. cargobike event, street festivals...
- full program: www.mobilitaetswoche.bs.ch
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:
- Basel slowUp Dreiland, 20 September
- slowup.basel-dreiland.ch/de/
- 60km on main and minor roads
- in Switzerland, France, Germany
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Other: expansion of free floating car sharing (catch a car)
Freight distribution
  • Other: freight traffic concept (in prep.)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Other: school travel plans (in prep.)