CIVITAS PROSPERITY innovation brief: Superblock approach from Vitoria Gasteiz in Spain


Basic Information


Bulgarian, Czech, English, Hungarian, Lithuanian, Polish, Slovenian

Latest update



Tool type

Guidance document / Manual

Application area

  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Dissemination and communication

Target Audience

  • Large cities


Superblocks represent an innovative urban planning scheme to reduce the amount of public space taken by private cars in the streets and give it back to the people. Superblocks foster social life in neighbourhoods by allowing different uses of public space, not just mobility.

This innovation brief is available in the following languages: ENBGCZHRHULTPLROSI

Thematic areas

Integrated & inclusive planning
  • Spatial planning / land-use planning
  • Multimodal hubs
  • Cooperation of policy fields and institutional stakeholders
  • Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans - SUMP


Juan Carlos Escudero, City of Vitoria Gasteiz

Lead of the tool development: PROSPERITY

contact [at]

.eu web awards
European Mobility Week
Smart Cities Marketplace
EU Logo

Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of CINEA. Neither the European Union nor CINEA can be held responsible for them.

This website is hosted by an environmentally-friendly server provider.