Contact & Activities

Participating city

50.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Divisão de Ambiente Higiene e Mobilidade
Manuel Cordeiro
Praça do Sertório
++351 266777000

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
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:
Zona central pertencente ao Centro Histórico de Évora: Rua D. Isabel, Largo Alexandre Herculano, Rua Vasco da Gama, Largo do MArques de Marialva, Largo da Porta de Moura, Rua da Serra da Tourega, Rua de Machede, Rua Mendo Estevens, Largo da Misericórdia, Rua de Valdevinos, Rua Diogo Cão.
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:
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • 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
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Enlargement of pavements
Mobility management
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres