Contact & Activities

Participating city

567.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Ángela María Martínez Alvira
Avenida calle 60 con carrera 5
++57 3168753382

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
6:00 pm Proyección de apertura documental de movilidad no motorizada
17 September
12:00 pm y 6:00 pm Performance en vía pública "En Bici Ya Habrias Llegado"
18 September
6:00 am Al trabajo en bici ( recorrido guiado con diferentes puntos de encuentro por un corredor principal de la ciudad que simula una ruta de transporte público)
8:00 am Apertura Congreso Internacional Ibagué Sostenible en su 3ª versión
Desde las 8:00 am hasta las 8:00 pm Ciclovía recreativa (cierre de la carrera 5ª)
6:00 pm Caminata masiva Habitos y Estailos de Vida Saludable
6:00 pm Cicleada "Masa Crítica" por la movilidad activa y el cambio climático
19 September
8:00 am Congreso Internacional Ibagué Sostenible en su 3ª versión
6:00 pm Conversatorio de género: "Mujeres al Pedal"
20 September
8:00 am Protesta mundial por el cambio climático en articulación con los colegios de la ciudad
12:00 pm Performance en plaza pública por el cambio climatico
8:00 pm Cierre de Congreso Internacional Ibagué Sostenible en su 3ª versión
Proyección documental: "Amazonía"
22 September
Día Mundial Sin Carro
7:00 am a 1:00 pm Ciclovía recreativa
10:00 am Marcha ciclista y peatón por el cambio climático
Picnic en vía pública
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:
Carrera 5ª desde la calle 10 hasta la calle 77
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)
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
  • 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
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
  • Other: Aprobadas la zonas azules que permiten el aparcamiento en puntos específicos en vpia pública, pendiente de implementación
  • 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
  • Other: Plan Maestro de Movilidad y Espacio Público aprobado en 2018 y en implementación
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
  • Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
  • Testing automated vehicles
  • Other: En proceso de implemnetación el Sistema Estrategico de Transporte Público
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
  • Introducing cargo bikes
  • Other: En proceso de estructuración
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • 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
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)