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    • During the security measures for the Coronavirus, there is a temporary suspension of the Low Emission Zone (LEZ) in Brussels and no fines are issued. This allows citizens to make their essential trips.


      The LEZ is effective again from the 1st day of the month following the end of the Federal Measures.

    • In 2020, the access criteria to the Low Emission Zone (LEZ) of the Brussels Capital Region are changing. As of 1 January 2020, diesel vehicles under the Euro 3 standard will be banned from entering the zone. A 3-month transition period has been established during which only warnings will be sent to offenders, fines will be sent from April 2020.

       

    • On Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 August the road markings on our campus in Etterbeek are renewed.

       

      Follow the parking instructions and avoid your car being towed away.

      • Don't park your car next to yellow and white markings

      • Don't park your car near a sign "don't park here"

       

    • In 2019, the access criteria to the Low Emission Zone (LEZ) of the Brussels Capital Region are changing.

      Starting from 1 January 2019 the EURO 2-standard diesel vehicles and EURO 1-standard petrol vehicles or petrol vehicles without a EURO standard will be prohibited in the Region. The transition period for the year 2019 will last 3 months. These transition periods will only apply to the vehicles affected by the new criteria. In 2019, the newly prohibited vehicles will not be fined before April 1st.

    • The Brussels-Capital Region has drawn up an emergency plan for periods of poor air quality. The new emergency plan includes 3 pollution concentration thresholds with different impacts on mobility in the Brussels-Capital Region. Depending on the level of air pollution different measures are taken, like speed limits, promotion of alternative modes of transport or a car ban.

       

      Although pollution peaks occur more frequently in winter, the emergency plan may be in force throughout the year during periods of poor air quality.

    • The buses, metros and trams of the MIVB are the primary way of moving around the city. Several formulas allow you to discover the city unlimited. For 50 euros you can travel around in Brussels during the academic year. Find out how here.

       

    • Brussels Mobility is renovating the Leopold II tunnel.

       

      Therefore the tunnel will be closed for all traffic in July and August of 2018, 2019 and 2020. Except during these summer months, the tunnel will be closed in 2018, 2019 and 2020 during the night, from Sunday until Thursday for all traffic.