Participating towns and cities

SwitzerlandBasel, Switzerland

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

Participation 2016

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Basel organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2016, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
week of 40 activites including: testing e-bikes, cargobikes, pedicab etc.; guided walking tours; guides cycling tours; guides public transport tours; bike trials; cargobike demonstration; solar boat tours; information/ consulting regarding sustainable transport

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
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Use of clean vehicles

Car-free day Car-free day

Basel carries out a Car-Free Day 2016 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:
car free day on 18th of September "slowUp Basel TriRegio", 60km in Switzerland, France and Germany