Contact & Activities

Participating city

Landkreis Marburg-Biedenkopf ()
245.241 inhabitants

Local contact

Renewable Energies and Climate Protection
Thomas Madry
Hermann-Jacobsohn-Weg 1
35039 Marburg
++49 64214056219

Participation 2009

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:

Folgende Straßen werden für den privaten motorisierten Verkehr gesperrt:

• Wolffstraße
• Uferstraße
• Savignystraße
• Weidenhäuser Brücke
• Erlenring

Diese Bereiche stehen für Inliner, Fußgänger, Fahrräder, Kutschen, Elektrofahrzeuge etc. zur Verfügung!
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
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations