Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Serpa
6.563 inhabitants

Local contact

Câmara Municipal de Serpa
Sónia Neto
Praça da República
7830-389 Serpa
++351 284 540 100

Participation 2009

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- Promoção do evento através de muppis, folhetos informativos, cartazes, jornal municipal e outros, rádios locais e regionais, etc..
- realização de colóquios, debates e workshops sobre mobilidade e ambiente sustentável;
- actividades lúdicas (ateliers, jogos, etc.. )dirigidas às crianças sobre mobilidade e ambiente sustentável ;
- promoção de iniciativas e acções relacionadas com a saúde pública;
- promoção de actividades desportivas como passeios pedestres pelo património local, entre outros..
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:
Vias limitadas: acesso a residentes, bicicletas, serviços cargas/descargas e urgências.

Rua Portas de Beja, Rua da Capelinha, Rua dos Fidalgos, Rua Nossa Senhora, Rua do Prior, Rua do Governador, Rua do Poço de Talha, Largo Jorge de Mello, Rua Pedro Anes, Rua da Barbacã, Rua Cadeia Velha e Terreiro D. João
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
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres