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Posted on 28/05/2019
The cargo bike: the future for parcel services

Have you already spotted DHL Express’s yellow cargo bikes on the city’s streets? Together with Smart ways to Antwerp, the parcel delivery company decided to replace its vans in the city centre with bikes. This is both environmentally-friendly and more efficient. Project Manager Filip De Wit, bicycle courier Mark De Klerk and Branch Manager Theo Brockmans explain how it works.

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Posted on 09/05/2019
‘My cargo bike is like a tiny car’

Her degree in maritime law brought Catherine Bado from sunny Aix-en-Provence to Antwerp. Here too, she insisted on living close to work, to be able to do everything by bike, public transport or on foot. A cargo bike is the perfect solution for this lifestyle. We met with Catherine and her 9-year old daughter Apolline.

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Posted on 05/04/2019
I have more control over my time by combining means of transport

Koen Willemsens lives in the Cadix neighbourhood in Antwerp’s Eilandje district. Koen is a multimodal traveller, combining the train, a folding bike, a shared car and DeWaterbus to get from point A to B.

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Posted on 29/03/2019
‘Looking ahead and keeping an open mind about your fleet’

In June 2018, Jana Feske joined the City of Antwerp as a sustainable mobility consultant. She explains how the city is currently trying to organise commuting and work travel in the most sustainable manner possible. She also offers of the new, exciting projects in the pipeline and explains how the city itself deals with the tightened conditions for admission to the city’s low emission zone (LEZ). And finally, Jana shares some tips for companies that wish to implement a more sustainable mobility policy.

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