Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

15.959 inhabitants

Local contact

Rafael Ensunza
Plaza de los Fueros, 3
48300 Gernika-Lumo
++34 946 27 02 00

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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Public transport services
  • Other: Others
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Other: Others
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Other: Others