Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Getafe
175.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Dolores Águila García
Plaza de la Constitución
28901 Madrid
++34 91 64 99 100

Participation 2013

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
“Biciescuela”: Course introduction to cycling
Industrial Cycle Route from Universidad Carlos III to EADS aerospace plant for students
Cultural Cycle Route by Getafe for residents Universidad Carlos III
Activities for 'In Town Without My Car!' event
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:
Intersection of Avenida General Palacio, Calle Ramón y Cajal, Calle Madrid
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 facilities (parking, locks 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)
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns