Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

S. João da Madeira
21.102 inhabitants

Local contact

Planeamento e Ordenamento
Vera Neves
Av. da Liberdade
3700-956 S. João da Madeira
++351 256 200 200

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Transportes públicos gratuitos, distribuição de folhetos de sensibilização sobre condução mais ecológica, realização de percursos pedonais, apresentação pública do projecto "Ciclovias", palestras sobre alterações climáticas, passeio de BTT e acção de formação sobre condução económica dirigida para os condutores de transporte individual e público de passageiros.
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:
Dimensão da ZSTA= 2200 m, zona central da cidade
População residente = 3700
Número de lojas= 300
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
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Other: Infra-estruturas para estacionamento
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
  • Other: Analisar a qualidade do serviço
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Other: criação de intermodalidade entre centro coordenador de transportes e estação de comboios
Accessibilities
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Freight distribution
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
Mobility management
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas