Contact & Activities

Participating city

St Albans
131.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Environment and Regulatory Services
Candice Luper
District Offices, Civic Square, St Peters Street, Herts
AL3 5NS St Albans
++44 1727 819466

Participation 2010

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.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
We are unable to close St Peters Street to traffic on the day however we will be closing St Peters Street Service Road.
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)
  • Other: We are investigating a cycle hire scheme for St albans
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas