Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Vila Nova de Gaia
303.430 inhabitants

Local contact

Divisão de Gestão Ambiental
Fátima Silva
Rua Alvares Cabral
4400-017 Vila Nova de Gaia
++351 223742400

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Realização de Campanhas de Segurança Rodoviária, parceria com a GNR e PSP
17 September
Realização de Campanhas de Segurança Rodoviária, parceria com a GNR e PSP
18 September
Realização de Campanhas de Segurança Rodoviária, parceria com a GNR e PSP
19 September
Realização de Campanhas de Segurança Rodoviária, parceria com a GNR e PSP
20 September
Passeio de Bicicleta Noturno
21 September
Realização de Peddypaper
22 September
Realização de Caminhada conjunta com outros municípios da AMP;
Dia Europeu Sem Carros com encerramento de troço da Avenida da República e realização de atividades ao ar livre relacionadas com a mobilidade sustentável.
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
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
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas