Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Alcorcón
170.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Concejalía de Sostenibilidad, Movilidad y Renovables
Carlos Carretero Rodríguez
Calle Robes s/n. Teatro Buero Vallejo, 2ª planta. Alcorcón, Madrid
++34 911127400

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- Charla divulgativa sobre la movilidad peatonal. Taller sobre la mov. peatonal
- Plan de Movilidad Urbana Sostenible
- Charla divulgativa sobre la movilidad en bicicleta. Taller sobre la mov. en bicicleta
- Aprendo Movilidad en el parque infantil de tráfico
- Ruta peatonal escolar por Alcorcón
- Ruta ciclista escolar por Alcorcón
- ¡Alcorcón sin mi coche!
- Jornada técnica sobre movilidad 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 realizará un cierre al trafico de la C/ Arces
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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)
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • 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