Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

ArbĂșcies
6.500 inhabitants

Local contact

Environment
Anna Pintu i Soler
Carrer Major, 2
17401 ArbĂșcies
++34 972 86 00 01

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)
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Other: New parking area close to the business area
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Other: Creation of websites about sustainable mobility and access regulations to city centre