Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Vila Franca de Xira
136.866 inhabitants

Local contact

Ambiente, Sustentabilidade, Desporto, Equipamentos e Desenvolvim
Catarina Conde
Pavilhão Multiusos de Vila Franca de Xira, 1º andar
2600 Vila Franca de Xira
++351 263 287 600

Participation 2013

The participant is committed to:

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)
  • 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)
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places