Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Zaragoza
700.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Movilidad Urbana
José Antonio Chanca Cáceres
Albareda 4
++34 976721961

Participation 2008

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.
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Pedestrianisation
  • 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
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Mobility management
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders