Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Mealhada ()
24.952 inhabitants

Local contact

Câmara Municipal Da Mealhada
Rui Manuel Leal Marqueiro
Largo Do Município
3054-001 Mealhada
++351 231 200 980

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Encerramento de uma fração de uma das prinicipais ruas comerciais do centro da cidade de Mealhada, na antecipação daquilo que se pretende que seja uma medida permanente num futuro próximo.
Dinamização do espaço encerrado ao tráfego motorizado em colaboração com os estabelecimentos afetos.
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:
Fração da Rua Dr. José Cerveira Lebre, entre os CTT e a Biblioteca Municipal, na Mealhada, com cerca de 130m.
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
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres