Contact & Activities

Participating city

19.944 inhabitants

Local contact

Direção Ambiente e Energia
Filipe Dias
Câmara Municipal de Coruche, Zona Industrial do Monte da Barca
++351 918931210

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- Serviço gratuito de bicicletas para os munícipes na SEM;
- Exposições temáticas;
- Demonstação de veículos ecológicos;
- Roteiros de bicicleta e passeios pedestres;
- Visitas guiadas ao novo sistema de saneamento da vila de Coruche;
- Actividades lúdicas;
- Peças de teatro;
- Encerramento de trânsito no centro histórico da vila de Coruche no dia 2 de Set.;
- Educação e promoção ambiental com a comunidade escolar no dia 22 de Set.
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:
No dia 22 de Setembro uma zona do centro histórico da vila de Coruche será encerrado ao trânsito rodoviário.
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
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas