Contact & Activities

Participating city

360.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Jose Gordejuela
C/ Lutxana 4, 4ºI
48008 Vizcaya
++34 656703212

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Exposición de vehículos sostenibles (16-18 septiembre
Préstamo de bicicletas eléctricas (16-22 septiembre)
Carril Multiusos en calle Máximo Aguirre (permanente)
Circuito de Uso urbano de Bicicletas (19-22 septiembre)
Paseo Popular en Bicicleta (5.000 personas) 17 de septiembre
Inicio de la implantación de una ZAP (Zona Ambientalmente Pacificada en el barrio de Irala) Un año a partir del 16 de septiembre.
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:
c/Reyes Católicos
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)
  • Other: ZAP de Irala
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)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • 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
  • Other: Muchos de esos servicios ya existe. este año Bilbao se propone mejorar la accesibilidad a través de la firma de un convenio con la ONCE y FEKOOR (discapacitados físiscos, invidentes y personas sordas)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Other: ZAP de Irala y ZAP de Castaños
  • 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
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
  • Other: Existe todas desde hace años.
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Other: El sistema de préstamo municipal incorporará durante el año bicicletas eléctricas.
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
  • Other: Carriles Multiusos
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Other: Guía de Caminos Escolares seguros