Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Santa Cruz (Torres Vedras)
700 inhabitants

Local contact

Câmara Municipal De Torres Vedras
Carlos Manuel Antunes Bernardes
Av. 5 De Outubro
2560-270 Torres Vedras
++351 261 310 436

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- Concurso "Pensar na minha rua", em que os habitantes de uma rua do concelho, apresentam uma proposta de melhoria da mesma: pedonalização ou semi - pedonalização, eliminação de barreiras arquitectónicas, restrição a veículos de mercadorias, etc.

- Peddy paper "Melhores ruas para todos", com a população escolar.
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 ZSTA terá 2400m;
- O trânsito estará condiccionado no dia 22/9, das 09h às 18h;
- Haverá aluguer de bicicletas.
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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • 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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
Freight distribution
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer