Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Santa Lucía de Tirajana
72.145 inhabitants

Local contact

Oficina de Prevención y Seguridad Pública
Emilio Ascanio
Avda. de Atlántico, 151.
CP 35110. Santa Lucía. Provincia de Las Palmas
++34 928795238

Participation 2008

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 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
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Other: Reduction of the urban bus cost
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)