Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Brussels
1.165.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Brussels
Barette Charline
Sint Lazarusplein 2

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
see program on our website : www.mobilmix.brussels
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:
on sunday 20th of september all the city of brussels will be closed for cars.
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Other: www.bruxellesmobilite.irisnet.be/velo/
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
  • Other: new pedestrian (biggest of europe ) : circulatieplan.be/en
Public transport services
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • 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
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
  • Other: www.bruxellesmobilite.irisnet.be/partners/ecoles/plan-de-deplacement-des-ecoles
More details on permanent measures:

www.environnement.brussels/thematiques/mobilite/les-plans-de-deplacements