Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Nottingham
329.200 inhabitants

Local contact

Traffic & Transport
Jennie Maybury
Loxley House, Station Street
NG2 3NG Nottingham
++44 115 8763946

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.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Nottingham City centre is already for the most part a Clear Zone, closed to car traffic, where only trams, buses, city council taxis, walking and cycling are allowed. The Hockley scheme permanent measure of redistributing the road space to pedestrians and cyclists includes a road closure that is to become permanent, and the scheme is launched on 22 September.
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
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
Mobility management
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas