Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Irun
61.300 inhabitants

Local contact

Environment
Maider Basurto
Avenida Iparralde, 39. Edificio Kostorbe
20304 Irun
++34 943 505 492

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

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
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
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)
  • 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
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • 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
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas