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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Living Lab - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has already developed a Sustainable Mobility Plan without distinguishing between citizens and visitors. In the framework of the DESTINATIONS project, mobility strategies and relevant technical measures will be developed & carried out in order to encourage & allow the use of alternative sustainable modes of transport by tourists and citizens.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Today

Aims

Increase the use of sustainable urban mobility modes between tourists and citizens

  • Develop and improve sustainable urban mobility services to increase the acceptance of the systems

Reduce energy consumption

Reduce emissions/ increase air quality

  • Eco-friendly vehicles
  • Switching to less polluting transport modes

Improve cost effectiveness and integration of transport and mobility services

  • Development of business models to guarantee the financial viability and lasting impacts of the measures

Regulate and decrease number of freight vehicles in the inner city.

  • Adding a Sustainable Logistics Plan (SULP) into the current SUMP

  • Development of a Smart distribution system

 

Approach for Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

 

The project builds up an integrated approach to address mobility and tourism. It will establish a mobility office to monitor and evaluate the implementation of the current SUMP, to update mobility patterns information and carry out different mobility studies or actions. One of the most ambitious projects in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system, and some measures of CIVITAS DESTINATIONS will help develop it.