Antwerp marks ‘drop zones’ for e-steps

April 20, 2021

The city of Antwerp has started marking ‘drop zones’ where users of shared e-steps can leave their vehicles after use. It is not compulsory,This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

800 000 euros extra for cycling infrastructure in Brussels

April 16, 2021

The King Baudoin Foundation is again offering support for an improvement in cycling infrastructure in Brussels. The Bikes in Brussels Fund, This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Teebike turns any bicycle into an e-bike

April 14, 2021

The French start-up Teebike provides an ingenious system for replacing the front wheel of almost any conventional bicycle with a front wheelThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VAB: ‘bicycle’s popularity keeps on growing by 77%’

April 14, 2021

The corona pandemic boosted the popularity of the bicycle, and also, during the first months of 2021, bicycle use increased (+77% in March).This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Motorcyclists protest against impending periodic inspection

April 12, 2021

Last weekend hundreds of motorcyclists protested in Brussels against introducing a compulsory periodic motorbike inspection similar to the oThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Traffic not safer in the Netherlands in corona times

April 08, 2021

Traffic has not become safer for pedestrians, cyclists, and moped riders in the Netherlands in the past year. Because of the lockdown, cars This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New campaign to raise awareness of motorcyclists

April 06, 2021

The Flemish Foundation for Traffic Engineering (VSV) is launching a new campaign to encourage motorists to look out extra carefully for motoThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New bicycle highway to Brussels Airport inaugurated

March 30, 2021

The new, long-expected bicycle connection to Brussels Airport was officially inaugurated on Monday. The almost two-kilometer-long bicycle hiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Antwerp remains most congested region, even in corona times

March 29, 2021

According to the annual report of the Flemish Traffic Center (Vlaams VerkeersCentrum, VVC), the Antwerp belt-way in the direction of the NetThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Flemish Mobility Minister no fan of zone 30 generalization

March 26, 2021

Flemish Minister of Mobility, Lydia Peeters (Open Vld), does not favor a general introduction of the 30 km/h zone in built-up areas. She saiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels Mobility to roll out pavement improvement plan

March 23, 2021

Mobility organization Brussels Mobility is planning to improve, renovate, and make sidewalks in the city more accessible to people with limiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Flanders launches courtesy campaign for cyclist’s safety

March 23, 2021

The Flemish Minister for Mobility, Lydia Peeters (Open Vld), just launched a courtesy campaign to improve drivers and cyclists’ traffic safeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

First 90-km long rollerblade route links Genk and Hasselt

March 22, 2021

Flanders proudly opened its first rollerblade route on Sunday. The signposted stretch between Hasselt and Genk contains several loops and coThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

One-third fewer accidents with game detection system

March 19, 2021

The Flemish Minister for the Environment, Zuhal Demir (N-VA), wants to expand the game detection system along the Limburg roads. The system This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Limburg’s ‘Cycling through Heathland’ bridge ready in May

March 16, 2021

Limburg cyclists soon will have a new cycling attraction. In May, the first cyclists will be able to inaugurate the new cycling bridge in OpThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EU updates tire labels

March 16, 2021

Europe has updated its tire labels for a clearer alternative to help clients opt for safer and more effective tires. The new tag uses five cThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Minister Peeters: using drones to reduce traffic deaths

March 15, 2021

The Flemish Minister of Mobility, Lydia Peeters (Open Vld), is working out an innovative plan to reduce the number of traffic deaths drasticThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Flanders plans 38 highway construction sites in 2021

March 03, 2021

On Tuesday, Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, Lydia Peeters (Open Vld),  has announced 38 construction sites this year along This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Bonheiden to experiment with 30 kph zone

March 03, 2021

Bonheiden is planning an experiment with a 30 kph zone within the entire built-up area of its territory. The experiment starts on Friday, MaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Flanders to invest €150 million in bicycle infrastructure

March 02, 2021

The Flemish government will allocate 150 million euros to local authorities who intend to construct new bicycle infrastructure. The initiatiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Minister Peeters frees €90 million for LED roads lighting

March 01, 2021

The Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, Lydia Peeters (Open Vld), will reserve 90 million euros to install LED lights along the This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Ghent gets its first ‘turbo roundabout’

February 23, 2021

In Ghent, the construction of one of Belgium’s first ‘intelligent turbo roundabouts’ started on Monday. This took place at the intersection This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

22% fewer traffic fatalities on Belgian roads

February 19, 2021

The number of traffic fatalities on Belgian roads fell by 22% last year, with 484 deaths, or 134 fewer than in 2019 (618). This is what ViasThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Antwerp’s ‘rabbit’s burrow’ tunnel gets technical brushup

February 18, 2021

February 22nd, a contractor will start works at Antwerp’s oldest tunnel under the River Scheldt, the ‘Waasland Tunnel’, often called the ‘raThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VW teams with Microsoft on software for self-driving car

February 12, 2021

Volkswagen has announced that it is expanding its collaboration with technology company Microsoft. The deal allows the German car manufacturThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘Smart to Antwerp’ app now more cyclist- and walker-friendly

February 12, 2021

The multi-modal route planner of the Antwerp mobility platform ‘Smart to Antwerp’ has received an update to make the app and the website morThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgium ready for mandatory motorbike inspection in 2022?

February 03, 2021

Europe will force Belgium to organize a periodic motorbike inspection from January 2022. That news broke already in March last year, but theThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘Only 65% of speed cameras in Antwerp operational’

February 01, 2021

Although the largest investments in speed cameras have been made in recent years in the province of Antwerp, the operating percentage is onlThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Minister Verlinden to address flaws in law on smart cameras

February 01, 2021

Belgian Minister of the Interior, Annelies Verlinden (CD&V), wants to adapt the law to tackle mobile phone use behind the wheel of a carThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘Flemish average speed checks finally operational’

January 27, 2021

Flemish Minister for Mobility, Lydia Peeters (Open Vld), is happy to announce that the problem of the non-functioning average speed checks, This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels cycle network may be extended by three routes

January 26, 2021

Beliris, the public construction expert for Brussels, is conducting a feasibility study to extend the Brussels cycling network by three bicyThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Intoxicated drivers get key ring with deceased child’s name

January 22, 2021

Starting this weekend, the Belgian police will give a special bob key ring to drivers who have drunk too much alcohol, one with the name of This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Deloitte: ‘one in three Belgians planning EV purchase’

January 21, 2021

According to Deloitte’s 2021 Global Automotive Consumer Study, one out of three Belgians is planning to opt for an electric car for his neThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels region expands enforcement of new Zone 30

January 19, 2021

Thanks to investments in radars and average speed checks, the Brussels police zones are going to carry out targeted checks and impose fines This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘Why not introduce 30-kph zones in all Flemish cities?’

January 15, 2021

Flemish Members of Parliament Annick Lambrecht (sp.a) and Stijn Bex (Groen) want to discuss the possible introduction of 30-kph zones in FleThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Chatbot digs out whether you’re responsible for accident

January 14, 2021

When you’re involved in a traffic accident, it is not always clear whether or not you were responsible. That is why the Belgian attorney’s oThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgians think traffic aggression has increased

January 12, 2021

Almost 4 in 10 Flemish (36%) think that ‘the other road users’ have become more aggressive since the start of the corona crisis in March. RoThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Driving skills of seniors to benefit from smart technology

January 08, 2021

Senior citizens are very much attached to their mobility, and more specifically to their car, as a last resort for their self-reliance. But This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

France: massive return of the radar speed traps

January 05, 2021

After nearly 60% of radar speed traps being vandalized since the beginning of the ‘Yellow Vests’ movement in France, the guardians of spThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels City 30: are cars more polluting at 30 km/h?

January 04, 2021

Since 1 January, Brussels is a 30 km/hour zone, except for the major axes where the speed limit remains 50 or 70 km/hour. While the reductioThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.