Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Vale de Cambra
22.864 inhabitants

Local contact

Equipa Multidisciplinar
Joel Oliveira Santos
Edifício Municipal, Avenida Camilo Tavares de Matos nº19
3730-240 Vale de Cambra
++351 256420510

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
22 September
Caminhada : "À descoberta do Vale "
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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
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
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders