Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Santa Marta de Tormes
14.939 inhabitants

Local contact

Medio Ambiente
Marta Labrador
Ayuntamiento de Santa Marta de Tormes
Plaza España S/N
++34 923200005

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Se desarrollara un amplio programa de actividades con exposición de coches eléctricos y sostenibles; paseos saludables, actividades para toda la población en parques biosaludables, desayunos saludables; Rutas en Bici BTT, patinada por el centro de la localidad; Exhibición de Roller Derby, Ruta cicloturista, Cuentacuentos de la movilidad, actividades de Educación vial, Punto de salud cardiovascular, campaña de concienciación sobre el respeto a los ciclistas.
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:
Avenida Madrid. Carretera de Madrid. (zona centro del municipio)
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: Señalización del municipio como municipio sensibilizado por la movilidad sostenible, señalización adicional del carril para sensibilidar sobre el respeto a conductores, peatones y ciclistas.
  • 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
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
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
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
More details on permanent measures:

Señales viarias “Santa Marta de Tormes por la Movilidad Sostenible.
SEÑALIZACIÓN DEL CARRIL. (señalización homologada sobre respeto a los ciclistas).
Edición de dípticos informativos y campaña de divulgación.