Contact & Activities

Participating city

22.880 inhabitants

Local contact

Local Police
Santi Rueda
C/ Cervantes, 16
17200 Palafrugell
++34 678642752

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Caminades escolars saludables; Els monitors d'educació vial de la policía local sortiran al carrer amb els alumnes del curs anterior per possar en pràctica sobre el terreny la información rebuda. De dilluns a divendres, mati i tarda ( 700 alumnes aproximadamen).
Pedalada; El dissabte dia 16 de setembre es farà una sortida en bicicleta. Es farà servir la proposta d'itinerari ciclista prevista al projecte Pirinexus i s'enllaçarà amb la Via Verda,
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:
Es tancarà al trànsit la zona centre i només es permetrà el trànsit de ciclistes i vehicles electrics.
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)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders