Contact & Activities

Participating city

9.234 inhabitants

Local contact

Elisabete Benedito
Avª 1º Maio
7600 - 010 Aljustrel
++351 284600070

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:
A zona encerrada é uma via com 86 metros de comprimento, situa-se numa zona principal da Vila de Aljustrel onde está concentrado o comércio local com um total de 22 lojas e o Mercado Municipal.
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)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Removal of architectonic barriers