Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

León
124.772 inhabitants

Local contact

Safety and Mobility
Cristina Villalón Robles
Plaza San Marcelo s/n, planta sótano
24071 León
++34 987 878 237

Participation 2013

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Exhibition of low pollutant vehicles.
Measurement of pollutant levels in the city.
Demonstrative measurements of pollutants, tyre pressure
and tune up in vehicles.
Street activities for citizens with 'Clean air - it's your move!' theme.
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:
The main artery of the city; Ordoño II Avenue, and some adjacent streets.
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
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Other: Study of automated transport systems for public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Lowering of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns