Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Madrid
3.250.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Gerencia
Raimundo DurĂ¡n Iglesias
C/ Cerro de la Plata, 4
++34 677996379

Participation 2013

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- Sharing and promoting Madrid City Air Quality Plan with social agents
- New regulation aimed to stop engine idling during stops shorter than two minutes and bus line headers
- Linking of the air quality information system with the new mobility information services
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.
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)
Freight distribution
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains