Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Figueiro dos Vinhos
7.352 inhabitants

Local contact

Desporto
Cláudio Lopes
R. Major Neutel de Abreu, nº 155 - 3º Esq.
3260 Figueiro dos Vinhos
++351 918433924

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

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:
Largo do Município e zona adjacente.
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans