Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Almeirim
12.812 inhabitants

Local contact

Ambiente
Pedro Ribeiro
Rua 5 de Outubro
2080 ALMEIRIM
++351 243594131

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Para além das medidas permanentes pretendemos realizar um conjunto de conferencias e iniciativas que promovam a mobilidade sustentável.
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:
Parte das Ruas 5 de Outubro, Bernardo Gonçalves, Praça Lourenço de Carvalho e a Rua das Faias e Dionisio Saraiva.
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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
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
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains