Participating towns and cities

EcuadorQuito, Ecuador

Website:
Population:
2.750.000 inhabitants
Department:
Dirección Metropolitana de Modos de Transporte Sostenibles
Contact:
Fernando de la Torre
García Moreno N2-57, entre Sucre y Bolívar / Quito - Ecuador
170120
(++593) 989325489
Quito already registered 11x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2019 2018 2014 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005

Participation 2007

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Quito organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2007, taking into account the annual theme.

Pedestralization of a sector in downtown during a day.
Outdoor cinema, will be held in some neighborhoods during the week.
An international seminary will be held at the City Hall.
Kids Paint Contest
Amateur Photographic Contest
Institutional cycling mobility plan

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Quito implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

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)
Public transport services
Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Accessibilities
Lowering of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes

Car-free day Car-free day

Quito carries out a Car-Free Day 2007 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Quito downtown had been declared as Cultural World Site, this area will be restricted to vehicles for one day.