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 2011

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Utilização livre de bicicleta; Prática de exercício físico no centro da cidade; Transporte gratuito entre o estádio Cidade de Barcelos e Largo da Porta Nova.
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:
Encerramento da Avenida da Liberdade no dia 17 de Setembro (500 m);
A ZSTA tem aproximadamente 100 estabelecimentos comerciais e residem nesta zona cerca de 200 habitantes.
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
Mobility management
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Other: Inicio da elaboração do estudo de mobilidade do Quadrilátero Urbano