Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Serpa
6.563 inhabitants

Local contact

Câmara Municipal de Serpa
Sónia Neto
Praça da República
7830-389 Serpa
++351 284 540 100

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- Realização de uma campanha de sensibilização durante toda a semana com o objectivo de promover o Autocarro eléctrico da cidade e o sistema de aluguer de bicicletas;
- Promoção das ciclovias existentes no Município de Serpa;
- Viagens de autocarro eléctrico e de bicicletas a título gratuito durante toda a semana;
- Promoção de caminhadas pelo campo;
- Promoção do exercício físico
- Promoção de passeios de bicicleta pelo património histórico da cidade;
- Outras actividades culturais.
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:
- Vias limitadas com acesso a residentes, bicicletas , serviços cargas/descargas e urgências: Rua Portas de Beja; Rua da Capelinha; Rua dos Fidalgos; Rua Nossa Senhora; Rua do Prior; Rua do Governador; Rua do Poço da Talha; Largo Jorge de Mello: Rua Pedro Anes; Rua da Barbacã; Rua Cadeia Velha e Terreiro D. João.
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas