Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Tomar
40.677 inhabitants

Local contact

Environmental
Catia Pouseiro
Praça da Republica
2300 Tomar
++351 914915986

Participation 2011

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:
Para aderir ao DESC foi seleccionada uma zona central da cidade percorrida por diversas lojas de comércio. Trata-se de uma rua relativamente larga, atravessada por tráfego de intensidade média, nos dois sentidos.
As ruas são:
- Alameda 1 de Março
- R. Amorim Rosa
- R. João dos Santos Simões
- R. Voluntários da República
- R. Major Ferreira do Amaral,
- R. do Centro Republicano,
- R. Marquês de Pombal,
- R. Fonte do Choupo e
- Travessa da Fonte do Choupo
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
  • Other: Estudo de mobilidade para ciclovias
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking