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How we keep Zuidas accessible, liveable and safe

With all the cranes in Zuidas, it’s obvious that building work is going on everywhere. At the same time, people are also living and working here. So, how do we keep Zuidas accessible, liveable and safe? Whenever construction or roadworks are planned, we always make prior agreements with the parties involved.

Always wanted to try out an e-bike (free of charge)?

We are in search of 50 e-bike test riders willing to share their experiences over a two-week period. This ‘e-bike try-out’ is the brainchild of social enterprise BYCS and Green Business Club Zuidas. Since 5 September, it has also been possible for you to take part. Sign up quickly, because once they’re gone, they’re gone.

Tendering process for new Amsterdam Zuid station starts on 27 October

The tendering process for the renovation and extension of Amsterdam Zuid Station will be officially launched on 27 October 2020. This is according to an announcement made by Zuidasdok today. The preliminary announcement was published on TenderNed on 3 September.

Zuidas ready for ‘the new normal’

The university and schools are open again, people can enjoy sitting on a café or restaurant terrace, and workers are gradually going back to the office. To make social distancing easier as things slowly return to normal, Zuidas has made a few changes at various locations.

Testing begins on new trams

The new ‘Amsteltram’, also known as line number 25, is now undergoing extensive testing. The testing process began on 17 August. You will see the new trams around Zuidas regularly and from December 2020, you will be able to get on board and take the new tramline to and from Buitenveldert and Amstelveen.

Temporary tram stop on Parnassusweg for new Amstelveen tramline

As a temporary measure, the new tramline to Amstelveen will make an extra stop at Amsterdam Zuid station – at the Parnassusweg stop, which is also served by tramline 5. This is because it will be some time before the tram stop next to the renovated station can be built.

Hulshoff hub delivery service users get cold feet

In order to help tackle the distribution problem in Zuidas last year, removals company Hulshoff offered up its services as a delivery hub for participants in Green Business Club Zuidas. So, how is it all going?

Final part of work on RAI begins

In truth, the work on the pavement and cycle path around RAI metro and railway station is not particularly complicated. ‘But it’s actually the final part of the work being done in this area’, explains Project Manager Hanno de Groot.

Amstelveenseweg/De Boelelaan junction closed for 3 weeks

From Saturday, 18 July until Sunday, 9 August, GVB is updating the tram track at the Amstelveenseweg and De Boelelaan junction, which will be closed over that period. This will affect access to the Amsterdam UMC and Zuidas.

Travelling to Zuidas in times of coronavirus

Only travel if your journey is essential. That continues to be the key message, even now that the measures to combat coronavirus have been relaxed. So, what can you expect if you do come to Zuidas by bike or public transport?

Zuidplein bicycle park reopens after renovation

As things get slightly busier in Zuidas, NS (Dutch Railways) has decided to reopen the bicycle park at Zuidplein. Over the last year, it’s been thoroughly renovated and given a complete update.

Mobility Survey provides data for changes in travel behaviour

If Zuidas is to remain accessible, there will need to be investments in the transport infrastructure. Zuidasdok is one example of that. But influencing the way people travel will also be part of the solution. The 2019 Mobility Survey (Mobiliteitsonderzoek 2019) provides a wealth of information for both of these.
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