› The common square is public space, but it is meant to be appropriated by the residents. This was an uncommon starting point and has never been clear or worked properly.
› New and modern 'woonerven' are being built. A good example of a modern 'woonerf' is the neighborhood Sion in the municipality of Rijswijk.
› Within the sector of public space the following themes are gaining traction: rainwater drainage, cradle to cradle, heat management and using what is there.
› Speeding when on a 'woonerf' is a big issue and has big safety implications.