Participating towns and cities

BelgiumLommel, Belgium

34.000 inhabitants
Sofie Reumers
Hertog Janplein 1, 3920 Lommel
Lommel already registered 11x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2023 2021 2020 2019 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2004 2002

Participation 2023

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Lommel organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2023, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
Promoting (and rewarding) sustainable commute among city staff + bike to work challenge among city staff.
17 September
Car free day in the city centre and Velofest (= bicycle event)
18 September
Educational traffic quiz for city staff
21 September
Information session for city staff about car and bike sharing
22 September
Strapdag (= promoting sustainable mobility in schools). Kick Off High-Five (= reward system for sustainable school trips)

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Lommel 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) planned
Installation of charging points for e-bikes planned
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools planned
Reduction of outside parking zones planned
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Charging points for electric vehicles planned
Mobility management
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders planned
Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places

Car-free day Car-free day

Lommel carries out a Car-Free Day 2023 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:
Kerkstraat (15 September 12-19h, 16 September 12h - 17 September 19h).
Dorp; De Vryheyt (16 September 12h - 17 September 19h)
Hertog Janplein (17 September 9-19h)