Contact & Activities

Participating city

Vila Real de Santo António
11.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Divisão de Ambiente e Serviços Urbanos
Davina Martins
Praça Marquês De Pombal
8900-231 Vila Real de Santo António
++351 281 510 000

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- Disponibilização gratuita de bicilcetas de 16 a 22 de Setembro;
- Demonstração (test-drive) de veículos eléctricos.
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:
- Av. da República, desde o Torreão sul até ao cruzamento com a Rua Dr.º Manuel de Arriaga.
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:
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers