Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Coimbra
143.396 inhabitants

Local contact

Obras Municipais
Luís Santos Costa
Praça 8 de maio
++351 239857500

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Criação de novos corredores "BUS";
Repintura de corredores "BUS" existentes;
Regulação de estacionamento abusivo;
Disponibilização gratuita de bicicletas;
Acções de informação e sensibilização da população para o uso do transporte públic para a circulação pedonal e racionalização da utilização do automóvel particular;
Campanha de sensibilização para a mobilidade sustentável no âmbito da Rede Social do Municipio;
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:
Area com 592 ha das 9h às 17h delimitada pelos seguintes arruamentos:
Rua de Olivença; Couraças de Lisboa e dos Apostolos, Rua Padre António Vieira, Av. Sá da Bandeira, Rua Olimpio Nicolau Fernandes, Rua da Sofia, Rua Rosa Falcão, Rua João de Ruão, Rua Simões de Castro, Av. Fernão de Magalhães e Av Emidio Navarro.
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:
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places