Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Sant Cugat del Vallès
89.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Mobilitat
Serafí Martí Barberà
Plaça de la Vila, núm 1
++34 935657000

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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • 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)
  • 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
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • 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
  • Other: Adoption of companies mobility plans