Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Coruche
19.944 inhabitants

Local contact

Divisão de Espaços Públicos, Ambiente e Energia (DEPAE)
Rosa Lopes
Ed. Paços do Concelho, Praça da Liberdade
2100-121 Coruche
++351 243 610 230

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
17 September
Caminhada sob o lema "caminha connosco": à descoberta da vila, com identificação da flora e dos equipamentos urbanos e quais as suas funções.
18 September
Caminhada sob o lema "caminha connosco": à descoberta da vila, com identificação da flora e dos equipamentos urbanos e quais as suas funções.
19 September
Caminhada sob o lema "caminha connosco": à descoberta da vila, com identificação da flora e dos equipamentos urbanos e quais as suas funções.
20 September
Animação "Mobilidade em segurança", destinada ao pré-escolar e 1.º ciclo, com objetivo de criar percursos para peões e bicicletas seguros, de forma a retirar o maior n.º de carros da cidade
21 September
Animação "Mobilidade em segurança", destinada ao pré-escolar e 1.º ciclo, com objetivo de criar percursos para peões e bicicletas seguros, de forma a retirar o maior n.º de carros da cidade
22 September
Condicionamento da circulação automóvel no centro histórico da vila
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
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
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
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)