Contact & Activities

Participating city

406.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Planning, Transport and Sustainable Development
Ben Robinson
Wilder House, Wilder Street,
BS2 8PH Bristol
++44 0117 903 7159

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.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Bristol's medieval 'Old City' area around Corn Street will be shut to motor traffic for the 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:
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers