Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Gijón
273.422 inhabitants

Local contact

International initiatives
Enrique Rodríguez
Pz. Mayor 2, 3ª planta
33201 Gijón
++34 985 181153

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Presentacion del portal de movilidad sostenible que permitirá a los ciudadanos tener toda la información sobre movilidad urbana sostenible existente en la ciudad, así como participar en el mismo mediante un foro. Por medio de distintas asociaciones que colaboran con el Ayuntamiento en la preparación de la SEM se desarrollarán a lo largo de la semana dos sesiones de bici escuela en las que se formará a una conducción con la bici de manera segura y eficiente; igualmente, se presentará una app que pemitirá moverse por las calles de la ciudad conociendo todos los elementos de accesibilidad. Además, se fomentará el uso del vehículo electrico y con ese fin se dedicará un día al fomento del vehículo eléctrico.
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)
  • 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
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • 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
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders