Contact & Activities

Participating city

31.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Divisão de Ambiente e Serviços Urbanos
Marisa Mestre da Palma
Paços do concelho Sec. XXI - Praça do Municipio - 8600-293 Lagos
++351 282780520

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:
Dimensão da ZSTA: 55 ha
População residente: 6000 hab
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:
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Elaboration of new residential areas