Participating towns and cities

Argentina Provincia de Mendoza (Mendoza Province) , Argentina

1.741.610 inhabitants
Secretaría de Ambiente y Ordenamiento Territorial. Provincia de
Humberto Mingorance
Av. L. Peltier 351
5500 Mendoza Provincia de Mendoza
(++54) 261-4492515
Provincia de Mendoza (Mendoza Province) already registered 4x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2021 2017 2015 2013

Participation 2015

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Provincia de Mendoza (Mendoza Province) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2015, taking into account the annual theme.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Provincia de Mendoza (Mendoza Province) 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)
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Create wheelchair ramps
Enlargement of pavements
Further info
The permanent measure that the Ministry of Environment will implement is to declare "The Day Without Cars" at the Gral. San Martin Park of Mendoza.

Is important to mention that the Gral. San Martin Park is the green lounge of Mendoza City and has an extension of 300 hectares. The Jurisdiction of this Park, as well as all the Natural Reserves of the province, belongs to the Ministry of Lands, Environment and Natural Resources.

The day choosed is the 21st of September instead of the 22nd due to the huge amount of citizens that visit the Park to celebrate also the Spring and the Student Day on the 21st of September.

The Legal Norm number that will grantee that The Day Without Cars will take place every year from now on is 248/2015.

On the other, hand during this year several areas of the Park were restored and improved. Can be mentioned: Improvement of bicycle network around the lake, enlargement of pedestrian zones, construction of wheel chairs ramps and improvements of pavements and accesses.

Car-free day Car-free day

Provincia de Mendoza (Mendoza Province) carries out a Car-Free Day 2015 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.