Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Igualada
38.978 inhabitants

Local contact

Environment
Gemma Serch i Quintana
Pl. Ajuntament, 1
08700 Igualada
++34 93 803 19 50 (ext. 255)

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

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:
Rambla de Sant Isidre, carrer Nou, plaça del Pilar, carrer de l'Argent, carrer de Sant Sebastià, travessia de Sant Sebastià, plaça de l'Ajuntament, carrer del Born, carrer de Santa Maria, plaça del Bruc, plaça del Pilar, plaça de Pius XII, carrer de Custiol, carrer de Sant Cristòfol, carrer del Roser, carrer de Sant Bartomeu, carrer de Sant Jaume, plaça de Sant Miquel i carrer de Sant Roc.
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:
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Launch of accessibility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Other: Compra de vehicles elèctrics per la brigada municipal
Mobility management
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains