Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Viana do Castelo
39.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Departamento de Obras e Serviços Municipais
Manuel Soares da Costa
Passeio das Mordomas da Romaria
4904-877 Viana do Castelo
++351 258 809377

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:
A zona sem tráfego automóvel abarcará a Avenida Marginal com a dimensão de aproximadamente 11000m2, no perído entre as 9h00 e as 13h00, Sábado, Dia Europeu sem Carros.
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
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns