Indicators for urban sustainability in Vitoria-Gasteiz

Several scenarios

The report aims to provide a complete description and assessment of the current situation and trends in the field of urban sustainability in the city of Vitoria-Gasteiz. The methodology is based on indicators and deals with the large areas involved in the achievement of a sustainable city model from an ecosystem vision: occupation of the soil, space public and habitability, mobility and services, urban complexity, urban metabolism, green spaces and urban biodiversity and social cohesion.
50 Indicators were used to evaluate the current situation of Vitoria-Gasteiz (2009) and two clear-cut scenarios, located at 2020 (stage 01) and 2,050 (stage 02) and which represent an increase of the population. The execution of all the homes provided for in the PGOU and the implementation of various projects in progress as of mobility and public space of Vitoria Gasteiz Plan or the Plan aim to combat climate change in Vitoria-Gasteiz (2010-2020)).
The valuation of the city reaches figures desirable complexity or green spaces, but not in areas such as the occupation of the ground, revealing a little compact urban reality, or the urban metabolism. The current stage reached 37.1 points on a scale of 100 and the stage 01 revealed an improvement until the 53.6 especially in aspects of public space and urban metabolism.

The valuation of the city reaches desirable figures in complexity or green spaces

Indicators for urban sustainability in Vitoria-Gasteiz



Arua Ibrahim


Team of the Town Hall of Vitoria-Gasteiz

Miguel Virizuela

Andrés Alonso

Alfredo Bengoa

Juan Carlos Escudero

Luis Mendizabal