Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Villaquilambre
18.023 inhabitants

Local contact

Administration
Manuel García
Plaza Constitución, S/N
24193 Villaquilambre. León
++34 987 28 72 01

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
The international mobility week, is organizing the 17th foresees any citizen who comes to your work or studies bike participate in the draw of an electric bike. And the September 22 public transport will be free to all citizens of the municipality.
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:
none.
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
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • 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)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas