Participating cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Groningen
200.000 inhabitants

Local contact

City Development, Policy Development Unit- RB&O
Gerard Tolner
Ged. Zuiderdiep 98, 9711 HL Groningen, Netherlands
P.O. Box 7081, 9701 JB Groningen, Netherlands
+3150 3678310

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
In September 2018 Groningen Bereikbaar launches an incentive programme 'Gafilevrij' ('Avoid traffic jams').
www.mobilityweek.eu/registered-actions/?country=NL&action_uid=6gcL7RhV
Reistip #3 Pak de fiets! (Travel tip #3 Take the bike!) . Try an E-bike !
www.mobilityweek.eu/registered-actions/?country=NL&action_uid=qpgJ5eTl
P+R Zuidhorn has just now been improved with bicycle lockers and wifi
Try it ! mix and move in the mobility week; experience yourself the complete P+R facilities from any direction to Groningen !
www.groningenbereikbaar.nl/reistips/2-gebruik-een-pr
slimmekaart.groningenbereikbaar.nl/nl/embed/key/wugvlhx#!/
For an overview of all current incentive actions check
www.groningenbereikbaar.nl/acties
17 September
DHL logistics recently opened up a new servicepoint in Groningen. Take a look how it can contribute to a more sustainable logistics
www.dhlexpress.nl/nl/dhl-express-groningen
Friday 14 September we will know what start-up will take on the city logistics challenge and the selected start-up will begin developing the new logistics product in the mobility week
www.foundedingroningen.com/challenges/urban-logistics
www.foundedingroningen.com/events/startup-in-residence-kick-off-meeting
18 September
Groningen University professor Taede Tillema contributes in the debate on smart mobility and public space in Nijmegen, European Green capital
greencapital2018.nl/mobiliteitsweek/
www.lux-nijmegen.nl/debat/de-duurzame-stad-in-beweging/
19 September
Start pilot 'Herkenbare doorfietsroute (recognizable cycle route) between Groningen and Ten Boer.
www.mobilityweek.eu/registered-actions/?country=NL&action_uid=oqiGLoZa
20 September
All you ever wanted to ask/know about zero emission city logistics. Introduction to the several running as well as coming projects, and do a cycle tour to the (micro) hub and other facilities, with our experts between 13-15 hrs
And also information will be given on the International Cargo Bike Festival in Groningen in June 2019
www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vbEPmV6_uk
You can register for the tour today by mailing to the above address
21 September
22 September
Groningen will be host city for de EU conference SUMP 2019 on sustainable urban mobility plans.
Groningen made a video with some of the current mobility highlights. Mix and Move already now !
www.eltis.org/discover/news/groningen-nl-hosts-6th-european-conference-sustainable-urban-mobility-plans
Mix and Move door, ook in oktober ! meld je aan voor 3 weken gratis OV proberen
www.groningenbereikbaar.nl/acties/de-ov-probeerkaart
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
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Create park and ride stations
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas