Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

3.266.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Raimundo DurĂ¡n Iglesias
C/ Cerro de la Plata, 4
++34 677996379

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
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.
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)
  • Other: New ordenation of Puerta del Sol, recovering space for pederastrians
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Other: Asphalt Operation, renovation of pederastrian crossing improving conditions of paint and security for bicycles, pederastrians and vehicles
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Other: Study of exemption of Service of Regulated Parking duty for less contaminant vehicles.
Mobility management
  • Other: Organization of Cooperative Responsibility Day, round tables about Sustainable Movility for companies and administration authorities.