Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Bilbao
360.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Jose Gordejuela
C/ Lutxana 4, 4ºI
48008 Vizcaya
++34 656703212

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Cierre del bidegorri de Ribera Ayuntamiento-Euskalduna
Concienciación de ciclistas y peatones
Rutas a pie por el centro histórico de Bilbao
Carrera comparativa de Medios de Transportes
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
Mobility management
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres