Participating towns and cities

United KingdomLondon, United Kingdom

9.300.000 inhabitants
Carine Hawkins
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London
London already registered 4x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2020 2008 2007 2002

Participation 2008

Permanent measures Permanent measures

London implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

New or improved bicycle facilities
Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)

Car-free day Car-free day

London carries out a Car-Free Day 2008 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
12km of roads in central London closed to motor traffic and open for cycling:

1. The Mall
2. Northumberland Avenue
3. Victoria Embankment
4. Blackfriars Underpass
5. Upper Thames Street
6. Lower Thames Street
7. Byward Street
8. Tower Hill Terrace
9. Spur Road
10. Birdcage Walk
11. Buckingham Gate