All streets in the pentagon-shaped city centre will become residential areas, meaning that pedestrians have priority everywhere, and may use the full width of the street to move around, reports Le Soir .
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“The police will keep an eye on it, and based on the experiences and risk zones, speed inhibitors such as flower boxes or concrete blocks can gradually be installed,” he added.With these measures, the City also wants to anticipate a relaxation of the lockdown measures by the National Security Council from the beginning of May.The Bois de la Cambre forest, which was closed on 19 March, will remain car-free, possibly even until the end of the summer holidays.However, this is a “dangerous and mediatised” decision, according to David Weytsman (MR).
Cyclists and motorised vehicles must stick to a 20km/h speed limit.Pedestrians can cross where they wish and car and bus drivers must take account of this and moderate their speed. Copyright © 2019 The Brussels Times. Het Journaal VGT
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About 85% of Brussels' streets will apply a 30kph speed limit from 1 January, as exact details of the new low-speed zone have been confirmed.
“Talking about new meeting places at the time of the lockdown is risky,” he said to Bruzz.
The preparations to bring the general speed limit in Brussels down to 30 kilometres per hour kicked off on Monday, with meetings set up to ready the roads for the changes from January 2021. The City of Brussels is limiting vehicle speed to 20km/h in all streets inside the inner Brussels orbital ring road ‘Kleine Ring’.
Brussels Mobility has published its finalised map here (PDF).
Coronavirus: City of Brussels lowers speed limit to 20 km/h Roads in yellow will be 50kph.
The City is eager to transform this area into a residential area to give the people of Brussels more space during the corona crisis. De Afspraak
The speed limit in the Brussels-Capital Region is expected to be cut down to 30 kilometres per hour in a year and a half, after the incoming regional government reached an ambitious mobility agreement at the weekend aiming to improve road safety and give a boost to alternative means of transport. The City of Brussels will lower the speed limit inside the inner ring road to 20 km/h during the lockdown measures because of the new coronavirus (Covid-19).All streets in the pentagon-shaped city centre will become residential areas, meaning that pedestrians have priority everywhere, and may use the full width of the street to move around, reports The measure will enter into force from the end of April or the beginning of May, reports “It is a measure that will evolve,” said mayor Philippe Close (PS), according to both media.
A 30 km/h speed limit will apply in the entire city.
Terzake About 85% of Brussels' streets will apply a 30kph speed limit from 1 January, as exact details of the new low-speed zone have been confirmed.
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