Antwerp‘s mobility department Slim naar Antwerpen (Smart Ways to Antwerp) developed a brand new, extensive live navigation for its smartphone app. In this way, the city makes finding alternatives to one’s own car even easier and more attractive to use.
Two weeks after the Antwerp Culture Weekend, on Sunday 11 September, Open Monuments Day will take place with the theme ‘sustainability’. More than 35 buildings in Antwerp open their doors, and there are also four themed city walks and a bike ride in the city. All locations are free to visit.
Once upon a time there was a railway station on Antwerp‘s River Scheldt‘s Left Bank: Antwerpen-Linkeroever. On a frisk but sunny December 2021 morning, Famo and I went on the hunt for remnants of Antwerp-Left Bank Railway Station and now lost parts of Railway Line 59.
You can now discover the District of Antwerp by using the new Hitta route and movement app. Too late for the 2020 lockdowns, but still a nice feature.