Contact & Activities

Participating city

15.063 inhabitants

Local contact

Planeamento e Desenvolvimento Económico
Margarida Menezes
Largo Duque de Ávila e Bolama
9900-141 Horta
++351 292 202 000

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

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:
Rua principal da cidade onde se concentra grande parte do comércio, incluindo o mercado municipal.
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)