Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

S. João da Madeira
21.102 inhabitants

Local contact

Planeamento e Ordenamento
Vera Neves
Av. da Liberdade
3700-956 S. João da Madeira
++351 256 200 200

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:
Dimensão: 2200m
População Residente:3700
N.º de lojas:300
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:
Pedestrianisation
  • 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)
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas