Palma in Mallorca/Spain has progressively transformed parts of the historic centre into an access regulated area called ACIRE.
The restricted traffic zones (ACIRE) are special areas where only the traffic of authorized vehicles and other specific vehicles with a permit are allowed to enter.
Main features of the ACIRE in Palma:
- pedestians have the right of way
- cyclists are allowed in both directions
- maximum speed is 20 km/h - only permit holders are allowed to enter
blue lines: boundaries of the access restricted areas
purple: extension of the ACIRE
orange: existing ACIRE zones
green: resticted access
blue: restricted parking zone (ZAR)
Yes, you have to apply for a ACIRE card to be able to enter the zone.
Who can apply?
- owners of parking facilities in the ACIRE zone
- non-residents owning properties in the zone
- people who often need to enter the restricted traffic zone in order to drive an ACIRE resident home
- people that need to enter the zone due to carrying out building works
- for loading and unloading you need an ACIRE business card
Ten extraordinary permits a year are issued to the same numberplate.
By Intercom systems located at the number plate checkpoints. Available 24/7, all year long.
By phone: 971225530. Available 24/7, all year long.
Hotels can send an email specifying the check-in and check-out date of the guest. Customers may also apply for the permit at the number plate checkpoint.
Loading and unloading can be done with the proper ACIRE business card at any time.
Spain now has four emission stickers.The cities can use them also for incentives or bans of certain vehicles.
Putting the sticker on your windshild is voluntary - as the scheme is camera enforced.
- public transport
- vehicles carrying goods & repair services (loading/unloading)
- motorbikes and two-wheeled mopeds
- vehicles with an ACIRE Card.
- security service vehicles, emergency vehicles such as ambulances and fire engines and vehicles holding a parking pass for carrying individuals with reduced mobility
- official service vehicles
- street maintenance vehicles or vehicles owned by contractors/ concessionaires of public services