Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Leganés
186.552 inhabitants

Local contact

Environment
José García
Avenida de Gibraltar 2
28912 Leganés
++34 91 248 92 47

Participation 2013

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
-Organising the «In Town Without My Car!» setting aside several areas that are reserved solely for pedestrians and cyclists. «In Town Without My Car!» be held on 22 September.
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:
On 22 of September we celebrate "In Town Without My Car"and we reserve several areas solely for pedestrians and cyclist and restricted to the private car. The bycicle march start at the New Square Shopping Centre anf finish in Maestro Street (next to the Exhibition Ground).

Global tour: (5,1 Km).
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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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places