Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Barcelos
120.492 inhabitants

Local contact

Departamento de Planeamento Urbanístico e Ambiente
Hugo Lomba
Largo do Município
4750 Barcelos
++351 253809600

Participation 2009

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Melhoramento de acessibilidades e de infra-estruturas existentes no concelho.
Divulgação da Semana Europeia da Mobilidade.
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:
Avenida da Liberdade ( Avenida situada no centro da cidade, com comércio e bastante tráfego automóvel)
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
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Other: Melhoramento de infra-estrutuas de apoio a tranportes colectivos.
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility