Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Benidorm
66.642 inhabitants

Local contact

Ingeniería (Vía Pública y Movilidad)
Lola Sanmartín Martínez
Plaza de SS.MM los Reyes de España, 1
++34 620098801

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Ponencias, Mesas de trabajo Educación y Seguridad Vial, Inauguración de Vías Verdes, ciclosenderos, Carril Bici, día sin coche, Nuevas zonas de aparcabicis, entre otros.
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:
Área de Poniente (Av. Armada Española, Av. Villajoyosa, entre otras)
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
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
  • 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
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas