Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Caldas da Rainha
25.314 inhabitants

Local contact

Câmara Municipal das Caldas da Rainha
Maria João Domingos
Praça 25 De Abril
2500-110 Caldas da Rainha
++351 262 839 711

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
PT
A cidade de Caldas da Rainha este ano realiza um conjunto de actividades que procuram sensibilizar a população para a utilização de transportes suaves (bicicleta, motociclo) articulados com a rede de transportes públicos (rede urbana de transporte, Rede-Expressos, CP e avião).
Nesse sentido foram criadas as seguintes iniciativas:
- Loja da Mobilidade CR (13 a 23 Set) com website redes sociais
- Campanha de Eco-Trocas (17 a 23 Set) - "Recicle por um bilhete de transporte" -20 garrafas de plástico = 1 bilhete de transporte, iniciativa da CIM Oeste, Oeste Sustentável e Marcar o Ritmo Associação com apoio da Câmara (transporte urbano TOMA) e da ValorSul.
- Utilização de código de cores para dautónicos (16 Set - 22 Set) para identificação e comunicação sobre as linhas de transporte TOMA, com o apoio ColorAdd.
- Seminário sobre "Sustentabilidade em Movimento" 17 Set
- Conferências nas escolas do municipio "Mobilidade em Segurança"
- Workshop's "Mecânica Básica de Bicicletas" - com apoio EcoSprint / Bike Zone.
- Renovação do sistema de partilha de bicicletas, Rainhas Bike Sharing, com novos locais de entrega recolha de bicicletas.
- Realização de um desafio de mobilidade, onde 3 utilizadores (bicicleta, transporte público e automóvel) realizam acções em 4 espaços da cidade, sendo efectuadas medições: ao nível do utilizador (Frequência Cardiaca e Consumo energético) e ao nível do meio de transporte utilizado (tempo e dinheiro dispendidos).

ENG
The town of Caldas da Rainha this year performs a set of activities that seek to raise awareness of the use of soft transport (bicycle, motorcycle) articulated with the public transport network (urban transport network, Network-Expressed, and CP plane) .
In this sense they created the following initiatives:
- Shop Mobility CR (13-23 Sep) with website social networks
- Campaign Eco-Swaps (17 to Sep 23) - "Recycle for a transport ticket" -20 plastic bottles = 1 transport ticket, the CIM initiative West, Mark West and Sustainable Rhythm Association with the support of the House (transportation urban TOMA) and Valorsul.
- Use of color coding for dautónicos (Sep 16 - Sep 22) to identify and report on transmission lines TAKES with support ColorAdd.
- Seminar on "Sustainability in Motion" 17 Sep
- Conferences in schools of the municipality "Security in Mobility"
- Workshop's "Basic Mechanics of Bicycles" - with support EcoSprint / Bike Zone.
- Renewal of bike-sharing system, Queens Bike Sharing, with new delivery locations collection of bicycles.
- Conducting a mobility challenge, where 3 users (bicycle, public transport and car) perform actions 4 spaces in the city, measurements being made​​: the user level (heart rate and energy consumption) and the level of the means of transport (time and money spent).
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:
PT
Dia 22 Setembro "Dia Europeu sem Carros"
Ruas fechadas ao trânsito:
Rua Leão Azedo
Rua da Independência Nacional

ENG
22 September "European Car Free Day"
Streets closed to traffic:
Sour Lion Street
Street Independence National
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)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders