Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Glasgow
606.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Collin Little
++44 0141 287 7215

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Closure of roads in the Candleriggs area of the Merchant City as part of the Merchant City Festival to mark European Mobility Week.
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:
Road Closures in the Merchant City area including:

Wilson Street, Bell Street (part) and Candleriggs closed all day Friday 21st Sept to 24:00 Sunday 23rd Sept

Albion Street (part), Bell Street (part), Brunswick Street, Wilson Street (part), King Street (part), Parnie Street (part) and Tontine Lane closed all day Saturday 22nd Sept to 24:00 Sunday 23rd Sept
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:
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Other: Mandatory Keep Clear Markings at Schools
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans