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HUB
Hoppinpunt Heverlee Station NMBS
Typology
suburban/urban fringe hub (a hub at a motorway and/or railway near a city)
Status

ongoing

Short Description

Hoppin Heverlee Station is the first of 50 mobility points in the Belgium town of Leuven. All mobility points in Flanders are branded 'Hoppin'. Small railway stop right before the city of Leuven. Has excellent bus connections, bikesharing, cargo-bikesharing and carsharing facilities right in front of the station. Has a digital information pillar bundling information on all departures and available services at this hub.

Operation Start (Year)

2021

Location
Leuven, Belgium
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Networks
Physical Integration
Level 0 (target: unknown)
Definition 0 (No physical integration): One shared transport mode, not at walking distance to public transport, no integration between the modes. No universal design criteria are considered
Digital Integration
Level 0 (target: unknown)
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 0 (target: unknown)
Definition 0 (No involvement): No involvement or consideration of stakeholder interests and user needs.
Owner/Operator
City of Leuven (public)
Initiation of the hub

government initiated

Services
2 PT services:
bus
train
3 shared services:
Carsharing
Bike sharing
Cargo-bike sharing
2 mobility-related services:
Parking for private two wheeler vehicles
eCharging
3 other services:
Waiting Rooms
Shopping
Cafe / restaurant
Information, Visibility and Branding
logo or branding
information pillar/display (with information on using the services)
wayfinding
Planner app
The planner app has a simple and intuitive design.
Low-tech or analogue booking alternatives are available.