Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Communauté d'Agglomération de La Rochelle

Local contact

Communication
Virginie Fleury
Rue Saint Michel 17000 La Rochelle
++33 0546303490

Participation 2014

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:
Des zones piétonnes au centre ville. Une ligne TCSP traverse une partie de la ville.
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres