Contact & Activities

Participating city

43.668 inhabitants

Local contact

Câmara Municipal de Chaves
Abel Peixoto
Praça de Camões
5400-150 Chaves
++351 276 340 500

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
*Fórum Radiofónico "Ar Puro Para Todos!"

*Debate Radiofónico "Riscos e Custos da Inactividade Física"

*STOP ao Ruído. "Operação STOP - Escola Tranquila"

*Exposição "100% Verde"

*Actividades Desportivas:
* Canoagem
* Hidroginástica
* Actividades lúdico desportivas infantis
* Actividade Física Sénior
* Rota do Presunto em BTT

*Caminhada e Interpretação Ambiental com Observação da Avifauna Ripícola

*Seminário "Ar Puro Para Todos!"
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:
A ZSTA terá uma extensão de aproximadamente 2000 metros lineares
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • 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
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres