Contact & Activities

Participating city

297.770 inhabitants

Local contact

Carmen Pintado
Plaza del Rey, 1
36202 VIGO
++34 649405036

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
apertura, exposición divulgativa y proyeccion documental Cars vs Bikes
marcha por la movilidad sostenible desde Pontevedra a Vigo
jornada sobre conducción eficiente y preventiva: simulador de vuelcos
jornada al trabajo a pie, en bici o en bus .
Centro comercial a Laxe
jornada al colegio a pie en bici o en bus en un colegio de la ciudad : colegio Miralba
11,30 a 15,00 h exposición vehiculos electricos y prueba de los mismos en la plaza del Rey .
18,00-20,00 h en la Puerta del Sol ,: prueba de bicicletas electricas , vehiculos electricos y campaña ponte en su lugar
mesa radiofonica por la movilidad sostenible
Proyección en la calle Rosalia de Castro de la pelicula QuikSilver

lineas de autobuses gratuitas ; lineas nocturnas , lineas universidad y linea turistica .
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:
Corte de trafico en la calle Rosalia de Castro para la proyección de la pelicula Quicksilver
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)
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • 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
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas