Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Viana do Castelo
39.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Departamento de Obras e Serviços Municipais
Manuel Soares da Costa
Passeio das Mordomas da Romaria
4904-877 Viana do Castelo
++351 258 809377

Participation 2011

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
The city Council of Viana do Castelo intends to organize a full week with activities, from 16 to 25 September, under the theme “Sustainable Mobility”, with the aim to promote a more sustainable urban mobility and sensitize the community to the environmental impacts of the current trend of urban mobility.
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)
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles