Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Sever do Vouga
12.356 inhabitants

Local contact

Câmara Municipal de Sever Do Vouga
Elisabete Henriques
Largo Do Município
3740-262 Sever do Vouga
++351 234 555 566

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:
Rua do Comércio
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres