Participating cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Gorinchem
35.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Sandra van Vianen
Postbus 108, 4200 AC Gorinchem
+31 642736388

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
During this week there is special attention for cyclists. As the city does want everybody to take part in the Fiets Telweek.
- kids will be stimulated to go to school themself walking or by bike. In this way we do want to stimulate the parents not to bring their kids by car or pt (Groene Voetstappen)
- Saturday September the 17th public transport by bus, organised by Arriva is free.
- Saterday September 24th
The Right Pressure For Your Tire’ On this event car drivers are advised in practise to check the pressure of the tires more often in order to save fuel, and money and avoid air pollution.
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Create park and ride stations
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles