What is Good Move Pentagon?
On 16 August 2022, a new circulation plan was introduced in the Pentagon, the city centre of Brussels. This new circulation plan is the local implementation of Good Move, the mobility plan of the Brussels Capital Region.
The City of Brussels wants to make your neighbourhood more accessible, pleasant and safe for all modes of transport (walking, cycling, public transport or driving). Thanks to a number of specific interventions, the City of Brussels is making sure that your car, van or public transport arrives at its destination more easily. Thanks to this new circulation plan and the new parking regulations, visitors to the Pentagon are guided to the nearest car park by destination loops.
Extensive analyses have shown that one third of the car traffic in the Pentagon is through-traffic that does not have a destination. This creates air pollution, noise pollution, traffic unsafety and traffic jams that also slow down public transport. By limiting through-traffic, for example through restricted access zones and adjustments to traffic directions or one-way streets, the City is making the streets more pleasant and safer for visitors, schoolchildren, residents and public transport users.
Good Move at the Pentagon 'mesh'
The Pentagon is one of the 8 Good Move 'meshes' on the territory of the City of Brussels. Such a 'mesh' is a large neighborhood in which through traffic is reduced and where everyone can move safely and smoothly: by car, public transport, bicycle or on foot.
For example, in certain streets the traffic direction changes. The intention is to direct traffic that does not necessarily have to be in the neighborhood via the axes outside it to its destination or to one of the public car parks.
This makes life, shopping and walking in the neighborhood a lot more pleasant. The neighborhoods are becoming safer, greener and the air quality is improving.
The Pentagon will remain accessible for motorized traffic, such as local traffic, suppliers or people who want to park their car in a car park in the city centre.
- Presentation - Good Move Pentagon (PDF, 3.47 MB) (in French)
- External site Low-traffic neighbourhoods (Good Move)
Pentagon Good Move video
Next video shows the Pentagon Good Move plan (the video contains spoken text and subtitles in French and a background music):