Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Huetor Vega
11.770 inhabitants

Local contact

ENVIRONMENT
Lida Amini Shervin
PLAZA MENTIDERO S/N
18198 HUETOR VEGA
++34 958300511

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
We´ll work with local schools showing them environmental problems that occur using private cars everyday and how we can prevent them.

We also will send to all the houses by post, fliers to teach people how to develope and improve a sustainable mobility.
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:
We´ll restrict one of the main avenues the 22nd of September and take the streets with cycles and people walking.
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)
  • 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)
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
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Mobility management
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas