Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Rivas Vaciamadrid
88.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Department of Environment and Mobility
Jorge Romea
Plaza de la ConstituciĆ³n
28522 Rivas Vaciamadrid
++34 916602700

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Information to citizen about the Local Covenant for Sustainable Mobility signed in June of 2016 by all the political representatives who form the city council and about the review of the SUMP passed in July of 2016. Photo competition (Let's move in a sustainable way in Rivas). Bicycle party around 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.
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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Mobility management
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
More details on permanent measures:

Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc): Coordination with Madrid Regional Transport Consortium for the installation of a bike parking inside one of the underground stations in the city.
Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets: Coordination with Madrid Regional Transport Consortium and La Veloz (public transport operator in the city) for the incorporation of the first seven hybrid buses to the public transport fleet.
The development of accessible transport services for all: Improvement of the accessibility around 3 bus stops in the city.
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders: Review of the SUMP (passed in July of 2016). This review of the SUMP updates the former SUMP passed in 2010 and develops the Local Covenant for Sustainable Mobility signed in June of 2016 by all the political representatives who form the City Council.