Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Santander
172.044 inhabitants

Local contact

Área de Medio Ambiente
Julia Benito Incera
c/Cisneros nº 2 4º Planta
++34 942 200 600 (ext.60267)

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Durante la semana de la movilidad se van a realizar las siguientes acciones relacionadas con la temática:

Dias 16-19: Clases de baile en las principales plazas de la ciudad. (Ayuntamiento, Lealtad, Jardines de Pereda y Porticada) impartidas por los centros cívicos de la ciudad.

Dias 16-19: Realización por las tardes de taller de Bici- Escuela y de Bricolaje y Reparación de Bicis. Tendrá lugar en el Parque las Llamas.

Dia 19: Se impartirá un taller de seguridad vial en la Plaza del Ayuntamiento.

Dia 21: Bici Fiesta en el Parque Mesones que se corta a la circulación desde las 10:00 hasta las 13:30 horas. Exposición de coches y bicis electrícas, exhibiciones de patines, Skate y Long Board, y ruta en bici desde Mesones hasta la Magdalena.
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:
El dia 21 de septiembre se cierra la calle Manuel García Lago desde las 10:00 hasta las 13:30 horas, por la que circulan vehículos particulares a diario.
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings 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)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas