Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Castelldefels
65.954 inhabitants

Local contact

Secció de Via Pública i Medi Ambient
Marian Sardà Rico
Plaça de l'Església, 1
08860 Castelldefels
++34 93 665 11 50

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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • 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
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Other: Creation of parking zones for handicapped persons
Mobility management
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas