International Summer School

As part of Leipzig’s engagement to the EcoMobility Alliance, the city would like to invite Alliance Cities to a Workshop planned in 2016 from 15 – 19 August 2016: International Summer School “Sustainable Mobility – Made in Leipzig in cooperation with the University of Technology Dresden. Partner cities of Leipzig and other cities are invited to join Leipzig for these days.

Courses and working groups:

  1. Enlarged Car reduced downtown – the new vision for the Promenadenring
  2. Street for all – Stepan Bandera Street in Lviv, Ukraine – participation in the planning process like Karl-Liebknecht-Straße in Leipzig
  3. Pedestrianization of Colon Street in Cebu City, Philippines – a role model for Rosa-Luxemburg-Straße in Leipzig
  4. Ciclovía de Bogotá en Leipzig – regular bicycle event days in Leipzig
  5. New street design in Leipzig-Stötteritz

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Leipzig’s sustainable transportation systems and strong, pedestrian-friendly city center make it a model for a European compact city. The city center is designed for pedestrians and accommodates the elderly, with large pedestrian areas, rest zones, and a car-reduced system. Leipzig has also taken measures to expand its public transportation network, and now has the second-largest network in Germany after Berlin. Check out their city profile.