Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Burgos
175.821 inhabitants

Local contact

Servicio Municipalizado de Movilidad y Transportes
Leví Moreno Pelaez
Plaza de España s/n - Bajos del Mercado Norte-09005, Burgos
++34 947288800

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
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Other: Launch of incentives to the car-sharing
Freight distribution
  • Other: Exhibition of electric vehicles for loading and unloading
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas