Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Achim
31.911 inhabitants

Local contact

Wirtschafts- und Standortförderung / Märkte
Janina Bochnig
Stadt Achim
Obernstraße 38
28832 Achim
++49 4202 9160 586

Participation 2021

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Die Achimer Sportvereine TSV Achim, TV Baden und TSV Uesen - 3.000 Schritte für die Gesundheit
17 September
Die Tourist-Information Achim - Rundgang mit Achims Nachtwächterin Martha von Acheim
18 September
Der Verkehrsverbund Niedersachsen, Cambio Carsharing, der Bürgerbus Achim und die Polizeiinspektion Verden/Osterholz in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Achimer Wochenmarkt - Mobilität in der Region

Entdecker-Radtour durch Achim
19 September
Achimer Bäder lädt ein zum - Saisonausklang des Achimer Freibads

Die Gleichstellungsbeauftragten der Stadt Achim und des Flecken Ottersberg in Kooperation mit Blocks Huus e.V. - Cato Bontjes van Beek-Radweg und Führung in Blocks Huus/ Bassen
20 September
Zu Fuß zur Schule eine ganze Woche an zwei Grundschulen in Achim
22 September
Sozialpädagogische Familien und Lebenshilfe e.V. - „Trimm-Dich mal anders“!

Die AZWEIO und kleVer Klimaschutz- und Energieagentur Verden - Eine Sternfahrt über den interkommunalen Radschnellweg
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.
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
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
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)
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • 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)
Freight distribution
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas