Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Benavente
19.500 inhabitants

Local contact

Medio Ambiente
Pedro Castrillo
Plaza del Grano n 2
49600 Benavente
++34 980630445

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
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:
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains