Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Faro
583.051 inhabitants

Local contact

Câmara Municipal De Faro
Marisa Marques
Lgo. de S. Francisco, nº 39, 8000-142
++351 289 870 884

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:
Rua António Belchior Júnior
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: Sinalização
Pedestrianisation
  • Other: semi pedonalização (trânsito condicionado)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Other: redução de limites de velocidade
Accessibilities
  • Removal of architectonic barriers