Contact & Activities

Participating city

28.771 inhabitants

Local contact

Medi Ambient i Sostenibilitat
Nieves Martinez
Plaça de la Concòrdia, 6, 46950 Xirivella, València
++34 662649535

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
22 - Dia Sense Cotxe (transport públic subvencionat per l'ajuntament)
22th Car-Free Day (Public transport subsidized by the city council)

23- Marxa ciclista reivindicativa: Alaquàs-Aldaia-Xirivella per una connexió segura amb València
23- Cyclist protest march: Alaquàs-Aldaia-Xirivella for a safe connection to Valencia

24- Taller gratuït de mecànica bàsica i per aprendre a anar en bici a càrrec de Pedalnet. 11h a la plaça Concòrdia
24- Free workshop on basic mechanics and to learn how to go by bike in charge of Pedalnet. 11h in Plaça Concòrdia

Del 25 al 29 concurs de dibuix per a escolars
From 25 to 29 drawing contest for school children

30- Presentació sobre rodes del mapa 'Itineraris per l'Horta de Xirivella'
30- Presentation on wheels of the 'Itineraris per l'Horta de Xirivella' map

1- Marxa a peu solidària contra el càncer
1- March on foot against cancer
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:
22 Setembre. Dia Sense Cotxe (transport públic subvencionat per l'ajuntament)

22th September. Car-Free Day (Public transport subsidized by the city council)
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)
  • 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 services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Other: Speed reduction all around the city at 30 Km/h. City without traffic lights
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering 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
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • 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