Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

León
124.772 inhabitants

Local contact

Safety and Mobility
Cristina Villalón Robles
Plaza San Marcelo s/n, planta sótano
24071 León
++34 987 878 237

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Exhibition of electric and autonomous vehicles.
Measurement of pollutant levels in the city.
Outdoor activities for citizens with theme 'Our streets, our choice'.
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:
The main street of the city: Ordoño II Avenue, and some adjacent streets.
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)
  • Other: Improvement of pedestrian infrastructure.
Public transport services
  • Other: Celebration of FP7-project CityMobil2 showcase
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns