Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Valladolid
313.437 inhabitants

Local contact

Urban Mobility Center
Roberto Riol
C/ La Victoria, 4
47009 Valladolid
++34 983 42 61 01

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Actividades de concienciación sobre el uso de modos de transporte sostenibles, fundamentalmente el desplazamiento a pie, en bicicleta y el transporte colectivo, así como la utilización de combustibles menos contaminantes talleres sobre calidad del aire.
Marchas ciclistas con distintos colectivos con talleres sobre circulación y aprendizaje a andar en bicicleta por la ciudad.
Visitas a centros de control de Movilidad con puntos críticos en seguridad vial, parques infantiles de tráfico, jornadas de puertas abiertas en la empresa de transporte colectivo; visitas al parque de bomberos y policía municipal. Jornadas sobre caminos escolares seguros a pie y en bicicleta. Rutas guiadas por entornos naturales. Talleres y exhibiciones en patines. Jornadas de puertas abiertas para adultos en materia de conducción y seguridad vial. Parking Day. Desarrollo conjunto de estas actividades entre el Ayuntamiento y los colectivos sociales como potenciación de la participación y forma de conseguir la fortaleza económica de la sociedad reduciendo los costes sociales de la contaminación y los accidentes de tráfico en pro de una mejora calidad de vida.
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:
Entorno del centro histórico, con un perímetro restringido de 4,700 metros lineales que supone una superficie de 1.060.000 metros cuadrados.
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)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
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)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • 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
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
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
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places