Victoria Gasteiz operates a system to keep transit traffic out of certain areas of the city. It is called superblock concept. The city is divided in blocks, transit traffic is kept out of the blocks. The biggest superblock (S1) has a pedestrian area in its centre.
Dates and details
Transit traffic is kept out of certain areas of the city.
the green lines are the streets where transit traffic is allowed
yellow line is the boundary of the pedestian area
the red square is the most restricted area - pedestian area
the green lines show the streets where tranist is allowed
Need to Register?
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.
Foreign vehicles affected?
Yes, are affected.
Hours of operation
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.
Public transport services, municipal police, fireman vehicles, street cleaning service, and residents are exempted.
For loading and unloading you need a proper permit.
Local name for the scheme
Vitoria Gasteiz Civitas project
Victoria Gasteiz city website