The Antwerp district of Berchem – where I grew up – has now its own rainbow zebra crossing. I noticed it recently, walking in the Grotesteenweg (Great Causeway or Grande Chaussée), also known as the N1, at the crossing with the Driekoningenstraat (Magi Street) and Berchem District Hall.
Smart Ways to Antwerp with ‘Slim naar Antwerpen’ navigation app
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.
Borsbeek to become Antwerp’s 10th district
The municipal governments of Borsbeek and Antwerp have decided to start merger talks. The intention is that Borsbeek will become the tenth district of the City of Antwerp on 1 January 2025. An intensive process will now run until the end of 2023, in which the benefits for all residents will be analyzed and administrative…
District of Antwerp town hall moves to Harmoniepark on 28 May
The District of Antwerp town hall moves from the Lange Gasthuisstraat in the city centre to Harmoniepark, not far away from the border with Berchem and its town hall. The date is set for 28 May.