Participating towns and cities

NetherlandsGroningen, Netherlands

215.000 inhabitants
Groningen Bereikbaar
Michael Myles
Oosterstraat 56.a
9711NX Groningen
(++31) 0503164370
Groningen already registered 10x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2019 2018 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002

Participation 2007

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Groningen organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2007, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
- the alderman places a statue to "put the car aside"
- sporting clubs presenting themselves on a sportsmarket at the central square
- economic driving challange with two celebreties
- a market with economic and hybrid cars at the central square
- a show with several boats powered by solar energy
- a reception-party for the CNG-caravan and market of vehicules powered by sustainable fuels
- an action to increase the number of children and parents going to school by bicycle and walking
- free rides on the touristic boat around the town center and free canoeing
- opening the first CNG-fillingstation in town.
- a market with innovative bicycles an bicycleparkingsolutions
- free busrides in town for everybody during the whole week
- and much more.....

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Groningen 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)
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)
The development of accessible transport services for all
Mobility management
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Permanent access restriction to city centres