The focal point in the development of Brainport City is the International Knooppunt XL. International Knooppunt XL is the new heart of Eindhoven, function as a turbo on the existing components that have made Eindhoven what it is today over the past 30 years: a thriving, international tech hub. A turbo that is necessary to maintain and strengthen the leading position of Eindhoven and Netherlands. The calling card of Brainport Eindhoven and therefore of great importance to the city, the region and the Netherlands. An area with a high residential quality that sets the tone internationally as the place to study, live, work and relax. Directly connected to economic core regions at home and abroad. Perfectly accessible by train, regional public transport and Eindhoven Airport. But also a place that is ideally accessible by bicycle and a wonderful place to walk.
The masterplan for Fellenoord brings together various ambitions and themes such as healthy urbanization, climate adaptation, transit-oriented development, the implementation of an urban mobility strategy and the development of a new bus station. The Eindhoven station area plays a key role in the development of the city and strengthening its position as the heart of the high-tech manufacturing industry of Brainport Eindhoven. The station area transforms from a monofunctional area, dominated by infrastructure and offices, into a lively and mixed, dense urban district. In Fellenoord different ambitions and themes come together such as healthy urbanisation strategies, resilience, transit oriented development, implementation of a mobility strategy on an urban scale and the development of a new bus station.