Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Chaves
43.668 inhabitants

Local contact

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

Participation 2009

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Para o corrente ano e sendo o tema transversal da SEM "Melhoremos o Ambiente na Cidade", o Município de Chaves prevê a organização de actividades relacionadas com as práticas de uma mobilidade sustentável e cujo público-alvo é constituído por todas as faixas etárias.
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:
Para este ano, a ZSTA localiza-se nas artérias do centro da Cidade, numa extensão de aproximadamente 1000 metros.
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials