Contact & Activities

Participating city

35.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Amt für Stadt- und Verkehsplanung
Bianca Cöster
Schlachthofstr. 6
38855 Wernigerode
++49 03943-654614

Participation 2009

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
16.09. Eröffnung mit dem Film "Home" und Diskussion
17.09. Umweltmarkt und Kinderfest, Beteiligung Umweltpreisträger, ADFC
18.09. Diskussionsabend zum Fahrradwegekonzept der Stadt

20.09. Familienfahrradtag zum Kloster Michaelstein, Fahrradkirche
Fahrraddemo nach Benzingerode für Radweg
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)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
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
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns