Vitoria Gasteiz has been implementing gradually the superblock scheme since 2008. It is supposed to be completed in 2023.
The superblock scheme operates a system to keep transit traffic out of certain areas of the city. The city is divided in 77 blocks, transit traffic is kept out of these blocks. The biggest superblock (S1) has a pedestrian area in its centre.
Transit traffic is kept out of certain areas of the city.
The scheme is based on the permits distribution concept and on the ground enforcement system that works by reading via the number plates of all vehicles entering and leaving the city centre.
Enforcement that works by reading the number plates of all vehicles entering and leaving the city. If the vehicle entering in the regulated zone takes less than a certain time to exit the regulated area, it is considered a ‘passing-through’ (transit) vehicle and therefore the driver is fined.
According to the law.
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.
Who can circulate inside the superblock?
Who can circulate inside the superblock exeptionally and for justified reasons:
For loading and unloading you need a proper permit.