Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Figueira da Foz
62.600 inhabitants

Local contact

Câmara Municipal Da Figueira Da Foz
Paula Pereira
Av. Saraiva De Carvalho
3084-501 Figueira da Foz
++351 233 401 860

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:
Av. de Espanha
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:
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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)
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers