Contact & Activities

Participating city

Las Rozas de Madrid
90.390 inhabitants

Local contact

Transport and Mobility
Raúl López
C./ Kalamos, 32
28232 Madrid
++34 916402900

Participation 2013

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- We'll teach sustainable mobility lectures in schools
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:
Samuel Bronston Street. It is a street in the Dehesa de Navalcarbón area. La Dehesa de Navalcarbón is a protected natural area located in our town. This is a place to practice sports (running, canoeing, biking, ...) and all kinds of ambiental activities. This street remains closed all weekends to be enjoyed by our people
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)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Elaboration of educational materials