Participating towns and cities

NetherlandsDordrecht, Netherlands

118.000 inhabitants
Janno Heinen
Postbus 8
3300 AA Dordrecht
Dordrecht already registered 9x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2019 2016 2013 2012 2010 2009 2008 2007 2003

Participation 2016

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Dordrecht organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2016, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
- During this week there is special attention for cyclists. As the city does want everybody to take part in the Fiets Telweek.
- kids will be stimulated to go to school themself walking or by bike. In this way we do want to stimulate the parents not to bring their kids by car.
- Friday September 16th
The Right Pressure For Your Tire’ On this event car drivers are advised in practise to check the pressure of the tires more often in order to save fuel, and money and avoid air pollution.
- Saturday September 17th public transport by bus, organised by Arriva is free.
- Monday September 19th National Kick off of Groene Voetstappen by vice mayor Rick van der Linden
- Friday September the 23th their is a special safety training for people who do use a mobility scooter, organised by the Dutch Road Safety Union
- Also on Friday there is a special activity organised by the Labor Party, a neighbourhood, the police and the Dutch Road Safety Union to ask special attention for issues concerning the reduction of car traffic speed.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Dordrecht implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

New or improved bicycle facilities
Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Smart street light, on a bicylce path in a green area which reacts on passing of cyclists and pedestrians.
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in the centre of the city 30kmh
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns