Contact & Activities

Participating city

15.600 inhabitants

Local contact

Câmara Municipal de Estremoz
Jorge Canhoto
Rossio Marquês de Pombal
7100-513 Estremoz
++351 268 339 207

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:
Rossio Marquês de Pombal e artérias adjacentes a 21 e 22.
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
  • Other: Percurso de rodas e rodinhas
  • Other: Chamada de atenção para a necessidade da pedonização na área central da cidade
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Lowering of pavements
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders