Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Gijón
273.422 inhabitants

Local contact

International initiatives
Enrique Rodríguez
Pz. Mayor 2, 3ª planta
33201 Gijón
++34 985 181153

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
17:00 Presentation European Mobility Week (12 September)
09:30 Workshop with scholars at Municipal Enterprise of Urban Transport headquarters
11:00-20:00 Exhibition of Electric Vehicles
19:00 Roundtable: new mobility: bikes and electric scooter
17 September
09:30 Workshop with scholars at Municipal Enterprise of Urban Transport headquarters
12:00 Route by not accesible itinerary. Mobility without thinking + Presentation of a new app.
18 September
09:30 Workshop with scholars at Municipal Enterprise of Urban Transport headquarters
12:00 Visit to the Gijón Smart City Chair at the University. Presentation of projects about Smart mobility
19 September
09:30 Workshop with scholars at Municipal Enterprise of Urban Transport headquarters
11:30 Conference Press: Adriana Ciocoletto Col.lectiu Punt 6 SCCL
16:30 Workshop with scholars at Municipal Enterprise of Urban Transport headquarters
16:30 Walking by the life (Routes by gijon )
18:00 Urban Mobility from a gender perspective. Speaker: Adriana Ciocoletto.
19:00 Urban Route from a gender perspective (Adriana Ciocoletto)
20 September
11:30 Conference Press: Inés Sabanés nadal; älvaro Fernández de Heredia y Aurelio Martín González.
19:00 Roundtable: New Mobility: Madrid Central. Speakers Ana González, Mayor of Gijón; Aurelio Martín, Councillor for Mobility (Gijon Council); Inés Sabanés (Councillor, Madrid Council) and Alvaro Fernández ( ex Deputy Muncipal Enterprise of Urban Transport, Madrid)
22 September
09:00-19:00 Car Free Day (Libertad; Donato Argüelles; Fundicion; Asturias; Langreo; Jerónicmo González)
10:00 -21:00 Botanical Gardens
12:00 : Bike Ride from Plaza mayor to Aquarium.
12:00-19:00 Aquarium Bike rack.
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
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)