Contact & Activities

Participating city

459.403 inhabitants

Local contact

Murcia Municipal Bicycle Office
Marta Sanchez Andres
Glorieta de España, 1
++34 968358600

Participation 2021

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Presentation Act of Europen Mobiliy Week 2021.
*Presentation of: segregated bus lanes during Europen Mobiliy Week, street closure program on Sundays from October, video: “From heart to heart “ with advice from health personnel recommending moving in a healthy way
*sustainable walking
*Exhibition of skateborading riders
*circular economy activity
*roundtable discussion
17 September
* Presentation of Project of Execution of Itinerary 4 of the Municipal Plan of Accessibility of Murcia, Traffic light with acoustic warning that includes the name of the streets and pedestrian crossing with tactile paint to improve accessibility for people with visual difficulties
*Talks and activities with people with disabilities from various associations
*Parking day
18 September
*Bicycle route through the Vegetable Garden.
19 September
*Walking route through the Vegetable Garden
*Trial and dance.Bike trials display
20 September
*Presentation of: garden tribute to the bicycle , healthy parks and Project for the restriction of road traffic in ​​San Nicolás's area
21 September
* Presentation of new parking spaces for electric vehicles
*Discover the bike trials circuit. Free course and trial exhibition
*Rolling park day. Disco roller and skate. Presentation of free and guarded bike racks
22 September
* Surprise traveling concerts at bus stops
*Training sitting in the tram cars
*Presentation of: projects related to sustainable mobility, mobility survey
*Gobik cycling jersey design contest “Europen Mobiliy Week 2021”
*Movile traffic playground
*Exhibition of skater and bike shops
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:
San Nicolás Area and Gran Vía Escultor Salzillo on Sundays in October
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
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • 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)
  • Green City Accord (as signatory or in process to sign it)