Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Benidorm
66.642 inhabitants

Local contact

Ingeniería (Vía Pública y Movilidad)
Lola Sanmartín Martínez
Plaza de SS.MM los Reyes de España, 1
++34 620098801

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Fomento de las actividades peatonales y ciclistas en el Parque Infantil de Tráfico.
Fomento del uso de itinerarios peatonales y ciclistas en la via pública.
Fomento del uso de vehículos eléctricos.
Fomento del transporte público.
Programación un día de la bicicleta, un día del peatón, etc.
Charlas y coloquios al amparo de la realización del Plan de Movilidad Urbana Sostenible.
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:
Se restringirá el acceso de vehículos de uso particular al Paseo de Poniente, posibilitando únicamente los modos de transporte sostenibles y acceso a residentes.
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • 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
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
More details on permanent measures:

Prolongación del carril-bici de la Avda. Villajoyosa, desde Avda. del Murtal hasta el término municipal de Finestrat.