Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Communauté d'Agglomération de Niort
100.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Transports et Déplacements
Philippe Hofmann
140, rues des Equarts
79006 Niort
++33 05 49 04 13 44

Participation 2009

The participant is committed to:

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
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Other: mise en place de circuits piétons accessibles
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
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
  • Other: mise en place d'une navette centre-ville dans nouveau secteur piétonnier
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
  • Other: mise en oeuvre du schéma directeur d'accessibilité du réseau de transports collectifs
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains