Huesca is a TIDE Champion City on new pricing measures.
user charging in urban areas
Huesca is a city in
north-eastern Spain and is the capital of the Spanish province of the same
name. There is currently a mix
of pedestrian spaces and narrow streets dedicated mainly to cars within the
city centre. This area is to become an access controlled area for private
vehicles, which will lead to increased public space for pedestrians, cyclists,
service and emergency vehicles, residents, and freight distribution. Decreased
speed limits will further help to ensure a peaceful coexistence of pedestrians,
cyclists and drivers.
Within TIDE the objectives of
- Analyse the
effects on e.g. commerce in the access restricted pedestrian areas.
- Exchange ideas
with other cities that has implemented access restricted areas.
- Develop the
current design of the restricted area and look into possible ways to enhance
the effects of the scheme by introducing stronger economic incentives (e.g.
Published on 17 Sep 2013
Updated on 17 Sep 2013