Contact & Activities

Participating city

Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
6.260 inhabitants

Local contact

Gabinete de Apoio à Presidência
Nuno Saldanha
Largo Dr. Vilhena N.º 1, 6440-100
Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
++351 271319000

Participation 2012

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:
Zona centro da Vila, mais precisamente nos Largos Serpa Pinto, e Mateus de Castro, onde se situa a Casa da Cultura e outros serviços
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)
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements