Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Amadora
176.000 inhabitants

Local contact

DOM/DTMU
Cecília Reis
Trv. Vasco da Gama, nº 7 2700-833 Amadora
++351 966795208

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
As acções relacionadas com o tema são as seguintes:

- Transportes Públicos;
- Pedonalização;
- Segurança Rodoviária;
- Gestão da Circulação/Mobilidade;
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:
Restrição da circulação automóvel nos arruamentos de acesso ao interface rodo-ferroviário, situado junto à Estação da Amadora, nomeadamente a Av. Cardoso Lopes, Rua Major Cândido Pinheiro, Av. Gago Coutinho e Av. Santos Matos. A circulação apenas será permitida a transportes públicos, veículos ecológicos, bicicletas, viaturas de emergência e veículos afectos a condutores de mobilidade reduzida. A acção decorrerá nos dias 20 e 21 de Setembro entre as 09.00H e as 19.00H.
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:
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
Mobility management
  • Other: Redefinição da mobilidade