To a lot of through traffic: Offenbach Wilhelmsplatz is the bone of contention

The-Wilhelm-Platz, with its weekly market and the space surrounding gastronomy is an urban jewel where war and car fanatic city planners, not hard-drawn Offenba

To a lot of through traffic: Offenbach Wilhelmsplatz is the bone of contention

The-Wilhelm-Platz, with its weekly market and the space surrounding gastronomy is an urban jewel where war and car fanatic city planners, not hard-drawn Offenbach is rich. Its appeal extends far beyond the city. For guests, innkeepers, business people and strollers equally annoying sometimes-density car, however, traffic on the narrow roads in the East and the West, between the square itself and the surrounding houses, especially the gastronomy hosted partly also beyond these streets.

Jochen Remmert

airport editor and correspondent of the Rhine-Main-Süd.

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particularly annoying for all Involved that especially when the weather is nice in the evening and on the weekend high traffic Area also of more or less exclusive motorized car been posern discovered a long time ago. The city Council have now commissioned with the majority of the coalition of CDU, Green, FDP and the Free voters, the magistrate, to block these roads as a test for three months on market days, between 8 and 16 for the passage of traffic. Except for the vehicles of the feeder Market and the local residents. To begin the Test, probably in August, a confirmation of the city was not received on Friday.

citizens are not sufficiently involved

there are also local residents, restaurateurs, retailers, Market, feeders, and guests with different views on a possible lockout before to immediately before, during, and after the trial, in writing, to be interviewed. A corresponding order to the administration, headed by mayor Felix Schwenke (SPD), is included in the decision of the city Parliament as well. Schwenke had gone by his own account, promptly on the search for a survey the appropriate survey Institute and made a find. He has spoken of the sample blocking the side roads.

However, he is of the opinion that you need to interview all parties Involved, in advance of the beginning of the practice tests would have their ideas, desires and experiences in the practice of trial block could be incorporated. But Schwenke looks at the Offenbacher citizens are not sufficiently involved, but only the semblance of a real participation brings. This criticism has in turn taken the CDU faction in the city Parliament, "astonished to note". Since it's a Test handle that should provide insight to a long-term decision should be Schwenkes claim does not make sense, and also from the city's decision is not prescribed covered.

Updated Date: 02 August 2020, 20:19

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