Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Vila Praia de Âncora (Caminha)
4.688 inhabitants

Local contact

Agenda XXI Local
Andreia Silva
Praça Conselheiro Silva Torres
4910-122 Caminha
++351 258710300

Participation 2009

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
O Município de Caminha ao comemorar pela quarta vez consecutiva à Semana Europeia da Mobilidade pretende desenvolver actividades direccionadas à comunidade escolar, condutores e comunidade em geral. Para tal, delineou acções que vão de encontro ao tema europeu onde actuam várias entidades locais, para que assim, se possa trabalhar em parceria e atingir o maior número de pessoas com a melhor mensagem.
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:
No dia 22 de Setembro serão encerradas ao trânsito algumas artérias centrais da vila de Vila Praia de Âncora (651 metros lineares).

Praça da República;
Rua 5 de Outubro;
Rua 31 de Janeiro;
Rua Cândido dos Reis;
Av. Dr. Ramos Pereira.
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
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Removal of architectonic barriers