Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Santa Maria (Serpa)
2.184 inhabitants

Local contact

Gabinete do Património
Maria Manuel dos Anjos Oliveira
Praça da República
7830 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:
- Divulgação do evento através de campanhas de sensibilização e divulgação em diversos orgãos de comunicação;

- Incentivo à deslocação a pé, de bicicleta ou seja, a outras modalidades de transporte alternativas;
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 interditadas ao trânsito viário com excepção às urgências, cargas e descargas e bicicletas)

- Rua das Portas de Beja;
- Rua da Capelinha;
- Rua Nossa Senhora;
- Rua do Prior;
- Rua do Governador;
- Rua Poço da 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
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • 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)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas