Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Seia
6.339 inhabitants

Local contact

Infra-estruturas Viárias e Obras Municipais
Herminia Neto
Rua Dr. Antonio Borges Pires
6270-494 Seia
++351 238310230

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Ação de sensibilização para o uso do transporte publico com acesso gratuito ao transporte publico urbano de Seia (Vai Vem)
17 September
Ação de sensibilização para o uso do transporte publico com acesso gratuito ao transporte publico urbano de Seia (Vai Vem)
18 September
Ação de sensibilização para o uso do transporte publico com acesso gratuito ao transporte publico urbano de Seia (Vai Vem)
Caminhada noturna de âmbito urbano.
19 September
Ação de sensibilização para o uso do transporte publico com acesso gratuito ao transporte publico urbano de Seia (Vai Vem)
20 September
Corte ao trânsito do eixo escolar, entre a Escola Secundária de Seia e o Centro Escolar, com atividades desportivas e culturais, promovendo os meios suaves de transporte.
Ação de sensibilização para o uso do transporte publico com acesso gratuito ao transporte publico urbano de Seia (Vai Vem)
21 September
Passagem de modelos e party na zona envolvente ao Mercado Municipal.
Apresentação do CINEECO (Festival Internacional de Cinema Ambiental da Serra da Estrela)
Realização do UPHILL Pro. Esta iniciativa é uma edição pioneira direcionada a atletas mais experientes. A prova utiliza os trilhos que acompanham a tubagem do Aproveitamento Hidroelétrico da Serra da Estrela, desde Vila Cova à Coelheira à Lagoa Comprida, num total de 14km e com um desnível positivo de 1500m.
22 September
Realização do UpHill Portugal. É uma corrida de estrada, uma oportunidade especial, de correr 22km na mais alta cadeia montanhosa de Portugal Continental. A subida faz-se a partir do Museu Natural da Electricidade, na Senhora do Desterro (São Romão) e termina na Torre, com 1993m de altitude. A correr ou simplesmente para apreciar a beleza paisagística da serra Estrela, em que se pressupõe não utilizar o carro como meio transporte.
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
  • 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
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
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
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
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
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)