Participating towns and cities

NetherlandsUtrecht, Netherlands

367.984 inhabitants
Sustainable Mobility
Maureen Heijmen
Stadsplateau 1
3521 AZ Utrecht
(++31) 618652158
Utrecht already registered 12x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2023 2017 2016 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002

Participation 2016

Activities within the week Activities within the week

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

All week
* Way2Go! : Children on 40 primary schools are stimulated to go to school by foot or bike during a week with the Traffic Snake game. Their parents are stimulated as well, to go to school and subsequently to work by a sustainable mode of transport.
* De Juffenfiets ("The Teacher's bike"): start of campaign to get more primary school teachers to bike to their work
* Fietstelweek (Bicycle count week): during one week participants will use an app to register their cycling trips, resulting in more insight in bicycle traffic
* Campaign week for the "travel style test" for students
* Pak het moment ("Catch the Moment") at Maliesingel/Tolsteegsingel roadworks: campaign to promote alternatives for the car
* E-bike Roadshow: a temporary test course for e-bikes on a business site in Utrecht
* "Low Car Diet" meeting for employers (16 Sep)

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Utrecht 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)
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
Opening of new train station Vaartsche Rijn, 22-8-2016
Traffic calming and access control scheme
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Enlargement of pavements
Freight distribution
New regulations for freight distribution
Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
Adoption of workplace travel plans
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
Permanent access restriction to city centres