Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Barcelos
120.492 inhabitants

Local contact

Departamento de Planeamento Urbanístico e Ambiente
Hugo Lomba
Largo do Município
4750 Barcelos
++351 253809600

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Ação Educação para a Mobilidade (PSP + Escolas)
22 Setembro – Avenida da Liberdade - 10h00 | 12h00
Utilização livre de Bicicletas (Go By Bike)
16 |22 Setembro – Posto de Turismo - 10h00 | 17h00
Modalidades desportivas
(EMDB)
16 de setembro – Jardim Poente à Igreja Matriz – 19h30
Harmos Plural (Musica)/Cinema Zoom
16,17, 18 e 22 de Setembro – Largo Dr. Martins Lima - 21h30
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:
Avenida da Liberade
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
  • 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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans