Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

San Cristóbal de La Laguna
153.187 inhabitants

Local contact

Seguridad Ciudadana y Movilidad
Rosario Hernández Eugenio
C/ Consistorio nº 6
++34 922601130

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Taller con carpa y numerosos monitores en colaboración con el grupo Scout Atamán, donde
- se repartían folletos con consejos útiles para una ciudad sin coche.
- se visualizaban frases de personajes históricos sobre la utilidad de la bicicleta.
- se realizaron encuestas a los transeuntes sobre la viabilidad del carril bici en el municipio.
- los niños coloreaban dibujos con alegorías a la movilidad sostenible.
- los niños daban a conocer su frase escribiéndolas en papel sobre la movilidad.
- Destacar que la zona a elegir para realizar dicha actividad fue en la zona peatonal del casco de la ciudad. Zona que recibe diariamente numerosos visitantes por la belleza de su entorno (Patrimonio de la Humanidad)
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:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
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)
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas