Participating towns and cities

SwitzerlandBasel, Switzerland

200.000 inhabitants
Amt für Mobilität
Thomas Graf
Dufourstrasse 40, CH-4001 Basel
(++41) 612678534

Participation 2015

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Basel organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2015, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
- moren than 60 activities
- e.g. guided walking/ biking/ e-biking tours...
- e.g. cargobike event, street festivals...
- full program:

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Basel 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)
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Public transport services
Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
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
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
expansion of free floating car sharing (catch a car)
Freight distribution
freight traffic concept (in prep.)
Mobility management
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Permanent access restriction to city centres
school travel plans (in prep.)

Car-free day Car-free day

Basel carries out a Car-Free Day 2015 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
- Basel slowUp Dreiland, 20 September
- 60km on main and minor roads
- in Switzerland, France, Germany