Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

CREON
4.070 inhabitants

Local contact

JEAN SAMENAYRE
50 place de la Prévôté
33670 CREON
++33 0557345454

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Créon est la première "station de vélo" de France. Elle a aménagé au coeur de son tissu urbain le premier Point relais Vélo européen vélo routes voies vertes (piste Lapébie)
Elle s'engage pour la semaine à organiser une alternative à l'automobile pour le déplacement des enfants vers les écoles (opération Vélobus) durant cette semaine
ouvrir le Point relais Vélo le 22 septembre gratuitement pour la pratqiue du vélo
Mettre en place une opération d'intitiation aux déplacements à vélo dans la ville avec le soutien du club local.
Mise en place de la première charte "ville cyclotouristique" de France
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:
Création d'une piste cyclable communale en site propre reliant le centre de la ville bastide au centre commercial excentré
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains