Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Verviers
54.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Local Campaigner
4800 Verviers

Participation 2007

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:
Place du Marché (et Mont-du-Moulin) et Crapaurue seront bloqués à la circulation automobile le dimanche 16 septembre.

De manière permanente, la rue Coronmeuse et la rue de la Tuilerie sont en zone de rencontre où les modes doux sont mis en avant.
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
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Other: Communication
Public transport services
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Create park and ride stations
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers