Participating cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Zwijndrecht
44.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Sandra van Vianen
Raadhuisplein 3, 3331 BT Zwijndrecht
+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.
- Saturday September the 17th public transport by bus, organised by Arriva is free.
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • 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
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Other: The city is active in promoting more employees to cycle more often to ther workplace.