Category Archives: Quality of Life

Parking Day in Bremen Neustadt

What a nice and friendly way to get into contact with people!

A great opportunity to exchange ideas about living in the city, about transport policy priorities for pedestrians, bicycles and public transport, on community life, on CO2 and climate issues and whatever is on peoples minds when doing their Friday afternoon/weekend shopping! Some even took the opportunity to join us on the parking place we had payed for and have a game of chess…

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Out of the Blue

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The Neustadt, a densely populated district of Bremen on the south bank of the river Weser, is described in official literature as offering quiet streets with charming old houses. However, like so many other such areas, the charm is cursed by the demands of the car and its proponents. So when we, a group of local residents took the initiative to try to calm their streets, the hope was that the local authority – with a Green Party senator running the transport department – would look kindly on our efforts, but the reaction was the absolute opposite.
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Sustainable Mobility Week

Today Bremen starts its week of sustainable mobility

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(Foto: Beatrix Wupperman)

Highlights include:

Friday, 16. September
– 17:00 Parking Day (Vor dem Steintor, Höhe Ziegenmarkt)

Saturday, 17. September
– 14:00 Tour de fair (Georgs Fairkauf, Admiralstr. 143)

Sunday, 18. September
– 10.30 ADFC Hochstraßentour (Bahnhofsvorplatz)

Monday, 19. September
– 16:00 Mit dem BUND entschleunigt durchs Blockland (Tierheim Hemmstr. 491)
Friends of the Earth Bremen invite you for a cycle tour away from noise and emissions through the Blockland

– 19:00 Bicycle-Pilotprojekt Neustadt (HSB Cafeteria, Neustadtswall 30) Info and Discussion

For the full program see here:

Bremen ohne Lärm, Schmutz und Enge: Der autofreie StadTraum