Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Coimbra
143.396 inhabitants

Local contact

Obras Municipais
Luís Santos Costa
Praça 8 de maio
++351 239857500

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

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.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Área de 592 h delimitada pelos seguintes arruamentos: Rua de Olivença, Couraça de Lisboa, Couraça dos Apóstolos, Rua PAdre António Vieira, Av. Sá da Bandeira, Rua Olímpio Nicolau Rio Fernandes, Rua da Sofia, Rua Rosa Falcão, Rua João de Ruão, Rua Simões de Castro, Av. Fernão de Magalhães e Av. Emídio Navarro.
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials