Participating towns and cities

VenezuelaBarquisimeto, VENEZUELA, Venezuela

1.000.000 inhabitants
Sistema de Transporte Masivo
Oswaldo ROJAS
Carrera 5 c/Calle 4 Zona Industrial II
3001 Barquisimeto Barquisimeto, VENEZUELA
(++58) 2512691967 /0767
Barquisimeto, VENEZUELA already registered 1x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2008

Participation 2008

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Barquisimeto, VENEZUELA implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
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)
Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Removal of architectonic barriers
Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Mobility management
Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Permanent access restriction to city centres
Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas

Car-free day Car-free day

Barquisimeto, VENEZUELA carries out a Car-Free Day 2008 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.