Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Orihuela
76.778 inhabitants

Local contact

Medio Ambiente
Teresa Párraga
Plaza Marqués de Arneva, nº1
++34 647314376

Participation 2013

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Concienciación en prensa y redes sociales sobre la necesidad de sustitución del vehículo tradicional por alternativas sostenibles.
Potenciar el uso de la bicicleta
Mostrar vehículos alternativos
Sustituir los vehículos municipales por otros eléctricos o híbridos
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:
Avda. de Teodomiro ocasionalmente.
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:
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • 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
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains