Cycling Master Plan and Strategy, Sion

Polarizing on its territory about 35,000 inhabitants and almost as many jobs, the city of Sion is characterized by a phenomenon of motorized traffic congestion on the road access network to the city center. Faced with this challenge, the City wishes to promote alternative forms of mobility, foremost among which: cycling. To this end, Citec is supporting the municipal authorities in the development of a master plan and a cycling strategy for the entire plain sector of the municipality of Sion. This master plan should allow, in the medium term, the establishment of a continuous, meshed, secure and attractive cycling network.

City of Sion

Sion (Switzerland)

2017 – 2019

Project characteristics

  • 24 thematic strategy sheets developed
  • 84 infrastructural improvement measures
  • 81 parking points studied

Role of Citec

In association with nomad architects and VélocitéValais:

  • Exhaustive survey of existing developments
  • Analysis of cycling and parking demand
  • Definition of preferential cycle routes (phasing included)
  • Inventory of preferential cycle routes
  • Inventory of network improvement measures
  • Design of the cycling strategy by theme: infrastructure, governance, soft mode culture