Contact & Activities

Participating city

215.418 inhabitants

Local contact

Concejalía de Infraestructuras, Servicios Urbanos y Proyectos
Juan Pedro Torralba Villada
Calle San Miguel, 8
30201, Cartagena (Murcia)
++34 968128802

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

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:
En el Área Urbana Central, las zonas correspondientes al Casco Antiguo y Polígono del Ensanche, se adoptarán restricciones al tráfico de vehículos privados.
La medida se realizará los días 21 y 22, al coincidir el día 22 con una fiesta local, lo que condiciona la efectividad de la medida del "día sin coches".
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
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Launch of accessibility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas