Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Les Franqueses del Vallès
19.417 inhabitants

Local contact

Municipal Services
M. Mercè Miquel i Andreu
Ctra. de Ribes, 2
08520 Les Franqueses del Vallès
++34 677 426 259

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • 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)
  • Other: Installation of a new shelter for the lines L6, L20, L21 and L22.
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Other: Installing a lift to be able to cross the railway. Improved accessibility on foot
Mobility management
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres