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The city and Canton of Zurich approach with Tempo 30

pace 30 – the topic is a hot and often emotionally discussed the duration of burners in the city of Zurich. Now, the city and Canton of want concrete discussions of verse and together examine the effect of Tempo 30 in special traffic situations.

various questions – such as how the pace of reduction affects the noise, if the travel time of private transport is changing, whether evasive traffic and delays for public transport are Investigated. This is the security Department of the city of Zurich and the cantonal Department of economic Affairs informed today, Monday.

the Monitoring will be Carried out on a total of nine routes in the city of Zurich. Seven of them are streets of überkommunaler importance, so the main roads. The leadership of the effective control lies with the Department for transport in the city of Zurich and the office for transport of the Canton.

The Before measurements on the nine routes will take place in April and may. In the summer, the routes for which the city has in its own responsibility, a pace of reduction will be umsignalisiert, on pace for 30. The Later measurements are planned in the autumn. Initial findings are expected by the end of 2019.

VCS reacts with the brake

For the Zurich section of the Verkehrs-Club der Schweiz (VCS) Monitoring is a sign that the city and Canton have noticed, "you have been weighted in the past, the noise protection of the population".

Although according to the VCS, such Monitoring is "unnecessary". Because there were not enough studies to prove the effectiveness of Tempo 30. However, if a Monitoring result is that the city and Canton of aufrafften to finally realize an effective noise protection, then such an approach is to be welcomed.

"If the policy is not able to guarantee protection against noise, must, if necessary, the courts enforce the protection of the population", the VCS notification. Currently, various procedures are pending. According to the VCS to be protected by 140'000 noise affected persons in the city of Zurich, only 25'000 with a measure at the source prior to road noise.

ACS and TCS would like to be included

The Zurich-based sections of ACS and TCS "welcome a substantive examination of Tempo 30", as you told together. However, you would like to be involved in the city and Canton of planned Experiments and measurements.

Because the Integration of the transport organisations would contribute, in their view, "essential to the transparency and thus the credibility of the planned Tempo 30-Monitoring". (sda/pu)

Created: 04.03.2019, 16:07 PM

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