Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Balmaseda
7.073 inhabitants

Local contact

Gorka López
Pz San Severino, 1
48800 Vizcaya
++34 946 80 00 00

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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres