Contact & Activities

Participating city

Torres Vedras
79.465 inhabitants

Local contact

Carlos Bernardes
Avenida 5 de Outubro
2560-270 Torres Vedras
++351 261310750

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
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:
Trata-se de uma zona inserida no centro histórico da cidade com tráfego rodoviário considerável, pois localiza-se no centro da cidade e contempla um parque de estacionamento público. O piso é de calçada e possui vários edifícios habitacionais.
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)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Mobility management
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places