Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Cascais
206.479 inhabitants

Local contact

RC Geral
Complexo Multiserviços da Câmara Municipal de Cascais
Estrada de Manique nº 1830 – Alcoitão
2645-550 Alcabideche
++351 800 203 186

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
All bikes from MobiCascais system, will be free of charge.
Sensibility actions At ESHTE, university
17 September
All bikes from MobiCascais system, will be free of charge.
Sensibility actions At NOVASBE, university
18 September
All bikes from MobiCascais system, will be free of charge.
A "Human School Bus".
"Driving School" Boost - make young kids from schools learn how to ride a bycicle.
Sensibility actions At ESSA, university.
Delivery ceremony of the Travel Cards, for the MobibusCas (Bus) to the blind and partially sighted beneficiaries and users of the Nursing Home "Lar Branco Rodrigues", in Parede village.
19 September
All bikes from MobiCascais system, will be free of charge.
A "Human School Bus".
"Driving School" Boost - make young kids from schools learn how to ride a bycicle.
20 September
All bikes from MobiCascais system, will be free of charge.
A "Human School Bus".
"Driving School" Boost - make young kids from schools learn how to ride a bycicle.
Round Table - Mobility at your Tippy-Toe, with the presence of a councillor of Cascais, the vice-presidente of the Portuguese Cycling Federation and the Olympic Medallist Sérgio Paulinho.
Cycle touring +-21,3km, Cascais - Guincho - Cascais
21 September
All bikes from MobiCascais system, will be free of charge.
22 September
All bikes from MobiCascais system, will be free of charge.
"Cheerleading" for the best practices on a specific point in a very busy pedestrians / vehicles zone.
Annual European car-free day, with lots of activities;
. Zumba class 4ALL; Yoga class 4ALL, traditional portuguese games; "Mobi Transit School" for little kids who will experience a circuit with bikes and karts, also forced to compelled the transit signals; bicycles and Scooters 4ALL and a Get2gether Dynamics.
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
  • Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
  • Testing automated vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • European Week of Sport
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)