Contact & Activities

Participating city

Rivas Vaciamadrid
88.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Department of Environment and Mobility
Jorge Romea
Plaza de la ConstituciĆ³n
28522 Rivas Vaciamadrid
++34 916602700

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Mobility management
  • Other: Implementation a closed traffic zone, every sundays morning