Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Serpa
6.563 inhabitants

Local contact

Câmara Municipal de Serpa
Sónia Neto
Praça da República
7830-389 Serpa
++351 284 540 100

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
a) Promoção e divulgação do evento através de folhetos informativos, cartazes e promoção em diversos órgãos de comunicação social, jornal municipal, jornais locais e regionais assim como em rádios locais.

b) Promoção de actividades desportivas tais como passeios pedestres/caminhadas, passeios de bicicleta, patins, skate, entre outros, como alternativa ao automóvel.
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:
Vias limitadas: (acesso a residentes, bicicletas, serviços cargas/descargas e urgências)

Rua Portas de Beja, Rua da Capelinha, Rua dos Fidalgos, Rua Nossa Senhora, Rua do Prior, Rua do Governador, Rua Poço de Talha, Largo Jorge de Mello, Rua Pedro Anes, Rua da Barbacã, Rua Cadeia Velha e Terreiro D.João.
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
  • 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
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Other: circulação de um mini autocarro na cidade durante a SEM
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
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
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • 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
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas