Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
378.517 inhabitants

Local contact

Sección de Movilidad y Educación Vial
Patricia Conde
Calle Carlos M. Blandy, 51 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
++34 686631416

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Actividades de movilidad para escolares y para adultos.
Talleres de accesibilidad.
Charlas sobre movilidad.
Cortar calles del 18 al 22 de septiembre.
Fiesta de la bici
Feria empresarial
Fomento de los Planes de movilidad de empresas
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:
Cierre de una calle principal de la ciudad, además entre los días 18 y 21 se cerrarán calles en los distritos de la ciudad
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
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)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains