Contact & Activities

Participating city

2.750.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Dirección Metropolitana de Modos de Transporte Sostenibles
Fernando de la Torre
García Moreno N2-57, entre Sucre y Bolívar / Quito - Ecuador
++593 989325489

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- main campaign in mass media and public spaces for promoting bus transporte services given by the municipality
- campaign the whole week for respect of bus stops for bus drivers and passengers
- campaign for respect of zebra lanes for pedestrians and car drivers
- Move by bike event for public servants, ministries, the president and the major on 22th september
- pilot program of a public bike system implementing 10 stations with 100 bikes
- a forum with 11 other cities about the control and managing of transport and transit for sustainable mobility
- a forum for bus drivers of how improving the service and ecodrivin
- a forum for civil society organizations promoting non-motorized transport
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.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
the historical center will be restricted for private car
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)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials