Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Rivas Vaciamadrid
88.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Mobility
Paloma Bosch
Avda. José Hierro, 82
28522 Rivas Vaciamadrid
++34 916602700

Participation 2021

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
18 September
De 11 a 13 horas: Actividad juvenil y familiar con bicicletas y patinetes en el nuevo circuito de Pump Track de La Casa+Grande
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:
Fiesta de la Bicicleta, con recorrido por toda la ciudad. Domingo 26 de septiembre.
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • 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)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)