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Hoppinpunt Wijgmaal Station NMBS
suburban/urban fringe hub (a hub at a motorway and/or railway near a city)


Short Description

Mobility hub in the small village of Wijgmaal (3.700 inhabitants), which is a part of the city of Leuven. The hub is branded as a 'Hoppin point', the brand that is being introduced in all of Flanders. The hub is situated at the village's railway station. Train, bus, shared car and cargo bike can be found at one minute from the hub. Bpost parcel lockers are available at the hub. The location has been designed in cooperation with the neighbourhood and was on the city's wishlist for developing a mobility hub. A participation moment was organised.


Leuven, Belgium
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Physical Integration
Level 1
Definition 1 (Acceptable walking distance to shared and public transport): At least two shared transport modes in acceptable walking distance to public transport and at least one service (e.g., shop, parcel locker, kiosk) in acceptable walking distance. Minimum legal inclusive design requirements are considered
Digital Integration
Level 0
Definition 0 (No digital integration): No digital integration of shared and public transport mode options offered at the hub. There are separate services and platforms for each mode. No universal design criteria are required
Democratic Integration
Level 1
Definition 1 (Appropriate representation of stakeholder interests): Participation takers got asked into a consultation process, Information are recognized. No or limited attention to involve vulnerable user groups.
Initiation of the hub

government initiated

2 PT services:
2 shared services:
Cargo-bike sharing
3 mobility-related services:
Parking for private two wheeler vehicles
Parking for private cars
1 other service:
Parcel station
Information, Visibility and Branding
logo or branding
information pillar/display (with information on using the services)
Inclusive Design
Minimum legal inclusive design requirements are/were considered in the design of the hub.
Information on a proposal was provided and feedback was asked in a workshop or survey.
Participants were able to propose solutions to a specific problem in a workshop/similar event.
The input of participants was valued