A tram will soon connect Neder-Over-Heembeek to the city centre. To make the tram a success for all users, the City of Brussels set up a citizens' panel to guide the study of the project, bringing together the Brussels Capital Region, the municipalities and citizens. 8 citizen representatives were selected for the Guidance Committee.
To mark the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, a fresco by Bruce Clarke and his project Upright Men (Les Hommes Debout) appeared on the wall at the intersection of the Rue du Meiboom and the Rue de l'Ommegang. This mural art painting of an Upright Man is now part of the Street Art Trail of the City of Brussels.
On Saturday 30 March 2019, the City of Brussels will participate again in the Earth Hour event of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). From 8:30 pm, the lights of the City Hall, the facades of the Grand-Place and the Atomium will be switched off for an hour.