Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Alcorcón
170.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Concejalía de Sostenibilidad, Movilidad y Renovables
Carlos Carretero Rodríguez
Calle Robes s/n. Teatro Buero Vallejo, 2ª planta. Alcorcón, Madrid
++34 911127400

Participation 2021

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:
Calle Arces y Ronda de la Naciones Unidas.
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)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • European Week of Sport