Participating towns and cities

EcuadorQuito, Ecuador

Website:
Population:
2.750.000 inhabitants
Department:
Dirección Metropolitana de Modos de Transporte Sostenibles
Contact:
Fernando de la Torre
García Moreno N2-57, entre Sucre y Bolívar / Quito - Ecuador
170120
(++593) 989325489
Quito already registered 11x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2019 2018 2014 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005

Participation 2010

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Quito organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2010, taking into account the annual 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

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Quito implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

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
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

Car-free day Car-free day

Quito carries out a Car-Free Day 2010 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
the historical center will be restricted for private car