Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Almada
174.030 inhabitants

Local contact

Divisão de Educação e Sensibilização Ambiental; Departamento de
Deolinda Ataíde
Rua Bernardo Francisco da Costa, 40
2800-029 Almada
++351 212 722 518

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Programa em preparação.

Alguns destaques: Debates e Fórum de Participação sobre mobilidade, Ateliers sobre qualidade do ar, Exposições sobre transportes públicos locais e modos suaves, Acções info-mobilidade, "Viagens a troco de Lixo", Passeios a pé e de bicicleta, etc.
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:
Núcleo histórico do Monte da Caparica, na freguesia da Caparica.
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
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Elaboration of educational materials