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 2019

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Groningen organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2019, taking into account the annual theme.

16 September
Reistip #3 Pak de fiets! (Travel tip #3 Try the e-bike or speed pedelec for a week!)

Two new pilots with autonomous shuttle bus
18 September
Cycling Tour along road projects
Visit to various road works to inform a regional business club.
19 September
Bicycle Conference Region Groningen-Assen
Bicycle conference in the Groningen-Assen region aiming to link the bicycle to wider themes like health, sustainability, tourism and social inclusion

Cycling Tour along road projects
Visit to various road works to inform a regional business club.
21 September
Alcohol control at Kadepop festival - road safety for cyclists
a campaign team will help car drivers to restrain from drinking alcohol at the festival by fun games and information
22 September
Car Free Day
Social media campaign; communication about this event

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)
Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Installation of charging points for e-bikes
Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes planned

Car-free day Car-free day

Groningen carries out a Car-Free Day 2019 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.