Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

A Illa de Arousa
5.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Medio Ambiente
Gabriele Freiin von Hundelshausen
RĂșa Palmeira 25
36626 A Illa de Arousa, Pontevedra
++34 605891901

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Campain: Clean Kilometers "Suma kilometros limpos!"
17 September
Campain: Clean Kilometers "Suma kilometros limpos!"
18 September
Campain: Clean Kilometers "Suma kilometros limpos!"
19 September
Campain: Clean Kilometers "Suma kilometros limpos!"
20 September
Campain: Clean Kilometers "Suma kilometros limpos!"
Mobility Round Table, presentation of the islands Mobility Agenda PMUS
21 September
Campain: Clean Kilometers "Suma kilometros limpos!"
Bike workshop and show and presentation of walking/biking roadmap of the island.
22 September
Campain: Clean Kilometers "Suma kilometros limpos!"
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:
Centre: Plaza do Regueiro
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)
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
  • Other: Within the next months!
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)