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 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
10,00 h. -Presentación Campaña de sensibilización “HISTORIAS DE AMOR. Compartir movilidad nunca fue tan emocionante”.
17 September
De 09,30 h. a 13,00 h. –Jornadas “Movilidad Laboral”; (Movilidad y la Economía Local en LPGC)
20,00 h. -Presentación “La oficina del tiempo perdido. Proyecto Civitas Destination”.
. Vídeo de Civitas 3D.
18 September
De 10,00 a 13,00 horas. –Actividades escolares de educación en movilidad sostenible. Plaza del Pilar
19 September
De 09,00 a 14,00 h. -Jornadas sobre accesibilidad. Parque Juan pablo II
20 September
De 10,00 a 13,00 horas. –Actividades escolares de educación en movilidad sostenible. Calle Galicia.
21 September
De 10,00 a 11,30 Bicipaseo Universitario. Desde el rectorado hasta Playa de Las Canteras.
22 September
De 10.00 a 14.00 se celebra el Día si coche con la Fiesta de la bicicleta, cerrando una calzada completa de la vía marítima de la ciudad.
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:
The journey without cars takes place on Sunday 22 along the stretch of the sea avenue.(5-6 Km).
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
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
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
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Other: Introduction to the draft new ordinance, the limitation to 30 in one-way streets
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
  • Other: Launch work mobility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • 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
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)