Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Barcelos
120.492 inhabitants

Local contact

Departamento de Planeamento Urbanístico e Ambiente
Hugo Lomba
Largo do Município
4750 Barcelos
++351 253809600

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Rastreio à capacidade pulmonar em colaboração com o centro de sáude de Barcelos; visita guiada aos principais monumentos do centro histórico de Barcelos; Street Baskett com cadeira de rodas no centro da cidade; Passeio de coches durante 5 dias; Exposição de veículos hibridos; Passeio de Bicicleta no dia 20 de Setembro.
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:
Avenida da Liberdade (1 Km) e Rua Faria Barbosa
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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
Mobility management
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres