Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Mirandela
25.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Presidente
Júlia Rodrigues
Praça do Município
5370-288 Mirandela
++351 278200200

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
1 - Dia 19 de Setembro, realização de passeios pedestres nas margens do rio Tua, e encerramento da Rua principal da Cidade, decorrendo nela inúmeras actividades desportivas;
2 - Dia 22 de Stembro, realização de passeio pedestre, pelas ruas da Cidade, no final encerramento da Av. das Amoreiras, com corrida de carros de rolamentos e prova de pericias de bicicletas;
3 - Durante toda a semana viagens gratuitas nos transportes públicos da Cidade
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:
A zona interdita ao trânsito serão as ruas:
1 - Rua alexandre Herculano
2 - Rua da República
3 - Rua da Portela
4 - Rua Combatentes Grande Guerra
5 - Largo do municipio
6 - Rua São Cosme e Marques Pinheiro
7 - Largo São Miguel
Todo o preímetro urbano da Zona antiga da Cidade
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)
  • Other: Autocarros gratuitos, parqueamento para bicicletas
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 services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • 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
Accessibilities
  • 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
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas