Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Vila Franca de Xira
136.866 inhabitants

Local contact

Ambiente, Sustentabilidade, Desporto, Equipamentos e Desenvolvim
Catarina Conde
Pavilhão Multiusos de Vila Franca de Xira, 1º andar
2600 Vila Franca de Xira
++351 263 287 600

Participation 2009

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Ir-se-á realizar a 2ª Pedalada Pelo Ambiente - passeio de bicicletas, atravessando o Concelho no sentido Sul-Norte, pelas estradas EN1 e EN10, num percurso aproximado de 25 km, sensibilizando os munícipes para alternativas de mobilidade mais ecológicas e para a prática de desporto como forma de melhorar a qualidade de vida, numa lógica de promoção de um desenvolvimento mais sustentável.
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
  • Other: Oferta de capacetes de bicicleta
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders