Contact & Activities

Participating city

Santa Lucía de Tirajana
72.145 inhabitants

Local contact

Oficina de Prevención y Seguridad Pública
Emilio Ascanio
Avda. de Atlántico, 151.
CP 35110. Santa Lucía. Provincia de Las Palmas
++34 928795238

Participation 2013

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
On the occasion of the celebration of the European Mobility Week, will be a range of activities related to the theme of this year: "Air in Motion." That will be detailed in the following sections.
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.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
1.- Avenida de Canarias" pedestrian area, creating new rest areas and other children's entertainment.
2.- Creating a network of park and ride, properly marked (3,500 seats).
3.- Proper signage to new paths Ciclovías.
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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Other: Project Implementation:
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
  • Other: Revitalization continues from the pedestrian area.
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)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Other: Development of new routes to decongest traffic in urban areas.
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • 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)
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Other: Dotación de nuevas líneas de transporte público. To provide new public transport lines.
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
  • Other: Approval of the ordinance of fords and loading and unloading areas.
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
  • Other: Creating new bike routes: