Participation is not just something a growing amount of citizens and associations are pleading for. In Article 199 of the Town Decree, participation is now legally guaranteed.
"The town council should take initiatives to ensure the citizens' or target groups' participation and involvement in preparing, implementing and evaluating new policy measures and local services." (Article 199 - Town Decree)
Among the links on the right-hand side of this page, you can find the Working document on Events and Methods that was written by order of the Flemish Government. The document offers practical tips for developing a participation process. The other link is a brochure on mobility participation in communities. This brochure contains a set of practical examples.
Mobiel 21 has years of experience guiding, facilitating and moderating participation processes concerned with sustainable mobility. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions on this topic.