Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Zaragoza
700.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Movilidad Urbana
José Antonio Chanca Cáceres
Albareda 4
++34 976721961

Participation 2009

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.
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Create park and ride stations
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Mobility management
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders