France expands 20mph (30km/h) cities

French cities are adopting wide-area 30km/h (20mph) limits with their 30 zones. Here we reproduce a translated page of "Rue de l'Avenir" website who campaign for better a better and more live-able urban environment in France.

You can view the original page (in French)  here

City Living - Approach City 30

In 2012 and 2013, a working group "City living" of the Avenir France Rue has met regularly to clarify the contours of the "city living", the consequences of automotive excess, the modalities of a reduction in the square and the speed of motor vehicles and the importance of developing alternative methods. 
This enabled the drafting of a policy brief life, the city, the city to live, validated by the Office Zukunftstrasse France, finally gives some working tracks for a successful city to live in. An important documentation is available on the website eur.

The approach 30 km / h in France

After a somewhat slow start, France is now experiencing great excitement in the creation of 30 zones.

The big cities

They multiply the 30 zones: Paris, Lyon, Strasbourg and Nantes in particular.

Nantes

The City introduced the first ZTL (restricted traffic zone) French. 30 an area with restricted access. 
For more information ....

Paris

The capital has implemented a voluntary policy of traffic calming: meeting zones, zones 30, main shaft 30, 30 km / h outside schools, contraflow cycling etc ...

This policy is accompanied by a communication campaign and tries to find solutions that enable large-scale establishment

To know more...

Medium-sized towns

They develop ambitious plans:

Angers, a comprehensive approach: see our file

Cities and villages in 30

Added to this is an interesting phenomenon the "City 30". Indeed, many small and medium-sized towns are completely past 30 km / h (with exceptions on major roads).

The site Ville30.org sticks list (the end of June 2013) by department

Ongoing: Aubière (63), Fontenay-sous-Bois (94), Metz (57), Montreuil (93)

Projects :

  • 2014: Angers  (49) 90% of the roads must pass 30. See the presentation of the city of Angers (2013)
  • 2014: Chambery (73)
  • 2015: La Rochelle, during consultation. 80% of roads are expected to increase to 30
  • 2015: Auray (56)
  • 2020: Rennes  (35) project to 75% of roads 30 see map and guidance
  • 2020: Lambersart (59)

Manifesto for a city 30

The street is not a road.
Rue de l'Avenir France, with its partners, launched a manifesto for a town 30

Rue de l'Avenir France Brochure: City 30

To know more...

 

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  • published this page in Blog 2015-10-15 09:03:55 +0100