Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Métropole Aix-Marseille-Provence
1.800.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Mobility and transports marketing
Luis Ribeiro
58 Boulevard Charles Livon
BP 48014 – 13567 MARSEILLE CEDEX 02
++33 4 88 93 00 63

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
In the cities of Aubagne and La Ciotat, meeting corporate companies to display comprehensive information on all sustainable alternatives to solo car driving from home to work, increase conscience awareness of their leading role into changing collaborators uses and behaviours, promotion of walking and biking as key solutions.
In Aubagne : launching of an app dedicated to all companies of the business area, to build-up interactive communities of same sustainable mobility practices, real time public transports information and car sharing platform. The key approach and use of the app adn communities moderation will be challenges and games. Change in mobility practuces is expected from this gamification.
17 September
In the cities of Marseilles (for users public) and in the innovation incubator The Camp in Aix-en-Provence, proper "mobility villages" will be displayed making available all main actors at one same place : public transports stands (authorities, sales network and operators), sustainable and active mobility associations, inclusive mobility and employment integration associations, material and solutions producers, with material testing and games. Co-walking, car-sharing, bike-sharing, scooters and automatised transport innovations will be part of it.
18 September
In Aix-en-Provence city center, for users public, proper "mobility village" making all mobility and transports information at one same place : public transports stands (authorities, sales network and operators), inclusive mobility and employment integration associations, material and solutions producers, with material testing and games, scooters testing.
19 September
In the city of La Ciotat, proper "mobility village", and simultaneously meeting a key employer company in Aix and Aubagne to display comprehensive information on all sustainable alternatives to solo car driving from home to work, increase conscience awareness of their leading role into changing collaborators uses and behaviours, promotion of walking and biking as key solutions.
20 September
At the main business area of Vitrolles, mobility stands (authorities, sales network and operators) to display comprehensive information on all sustainable alternatives to solo car driving from home to work, for corporate companies and collaborators,
In Marseilles, meeting for an in-house mobility event at one major strategic corporate company : mobility stands (authorities, sales network and operators) to display comprehensive information on all sustainable alternatives to solo car driving from home to work, increase conscience awareness of their leading role into changing collaborators uses and behaviours, promotion of walking and biking as key solutions.
21 September
One single one public transport ticket will ba vailable throughout the day for free of the whole city bus network, simultaneously in the cities of Aix-en-Provence and Marseilles.
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:
Main and emblematic down town Avenue La Canebière closer to "le Vieux-Port" side becomes definitely pedestrian (as from Sept. 2nd).
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)
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
  • Other: A program scheme of cycling infratcuctures and offer for the next 5 years has now been voted
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: Testing is beeing made with co-walking app Mon Chaperon to overcome insecurity feelings in one business area of Marseilles.
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
  • 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
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • 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
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
  • Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
  • Testing automated vehicles
  • Other: Call for interest "Solu-Mob" for testing innovative mobility solutions within major business areas as been launched. More than 400 000 € award to 5 projects starting in 2019.
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • 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
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • 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: In 2019 corporate and economic world dedicated service launched : Le Conseil Mobipro. Mobility counceling (employers & employees), Mobility Plans followup and observatory, personal training.