Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Vila-real
50.306 inhabitants

Local contact

Blanca
PLAÇA MAJOR S/N
++34 964547250

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
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:
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders