Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Torrent
78.843 inhabitants

Local contact

Desarrollo Económico y Movilidad
J. Santiago Miquel
C/ Ramón y Cajal, 7
46900 Torrent
++34 96 111 1890

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Actividades escolares formativas en materia de movilidad sostenible, peatonal y ciclista.

Campañas de concienciación del uso del transporte urbanos y de la bicicleta para moverse por la ciudad.
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:
Cierre de la principal arteria de nuestra ciudad el día 21 de septiembre al uso de vehículos particulares, solo abierto para transporte urbano, taxi y bicicletas.
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
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • 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
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas