Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

126.400 inhabitants

Local contact

Torsten Fisch & Jan Ackermann
Münchner Straße 1
89073 Ulm

Participation 2021

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
18 September
* Green Parking Day: 10 - 14 Uhr: mehr als 40 Parkplätze nördlich des Ulmer Münsters werden umgewidmet und einen Tag lang für lebens- und liebenswerte Aktionen und Angebote genutzt, z.B. Spiel- und Quizaktionen, Tanz und Musik, Mitmach-Stände und viele Infos rund um Klimaschutz, Gerechtigkeit und Nachhaltigkeit.
Green Parking Day, 10am - 2pm: around 50 parking spaces north of Ulm Cathedral will be rededicated and used for one day for liveable and lovable activities and offers, such as games and quizzes, dance and music, hands-on stands and lots of information about climate protection, justice and sustainability.

* Kidical Mass, 15Uhr: Fahrradaktion für Kinder für nachhaltige Mobilität sowie lebenswerte Städte. Kinder mit ihren Familien treffen sich am Münsterplatz mit bunt geschmückten Rädern zur Fahrraddemo einmal rund um die Ulmer Innenstadt.
Kidical Mass, 3pm: Bicycle action for kids for sustainable mobility and liveable cities. Children and their families meet at Münsterplatz with their colourfully decorated bikes for a bicycle demonstration around Ulm city centre.
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
  • Other: Establishment of a mobility station incl. cargo bike-sharing, car-sharing and service station for bicycles. The first mobility station was built and opened in July 2021. Further stations are to follow
  • 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)
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Other: SWU App: combines all online services related to regional public transport such as ticket purchase, timetable information, real-time information, utilisation, disruption reports and exciting points of
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns