Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

León
124.772 inhabitants

Local contact

Safety and Mobility
Cristina Villalón Robles
Plaza San Marcelo s/n, planta sótano
24071 León
++34 987 878 237

Participation 2007

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:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • 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)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
  • Other: bus fleet renewal
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Other: tax reduction for electric and hybrid vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas