Contact & Activities

Participating city

Roquetas de Mar
94.047 inhabitants

Local contact

Desarrollo urbano
Manuel López López
Plaza de la Constitución 1 - 04740 Roquetas de Mar (Almería)
++34 625509755

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
-Mejorar las infraestructuras para peatones (aceras, pavimentos...
-Mejora de la red de bicicletas (nuevos carriles bici...
-Mejorar el sistema de transporte público (áreas, paradas, frecuencias...)
-Mejora del control de tráfico y de acceso ( (velocidad reducida ceca de las escuelas, eliminación de barreras arquitéctónicas...)
-Mejorar la movilidad (campañas de sensibilización, planes de movilidad urbana sostenible...)
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:
-Avenida de Juan Carlos I y adyacentes.
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
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • 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)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas