Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Almada
174.030 inhabitants

Local contact

Divisão de Educação e Sensibilização Ambiental; Departamento de
Deolinda Ataíde
Rua Bernardo Francisco da Costa, 40
2800-029 Almada
++351 212 722 518

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
• Lançamento da publicação “Rua Cândido dos Reis, Cacilhas, Almada: a nossa rua, a nossa escolha”
• Noite do Comércio de portas abertas
• Mercado Biológico de Cacilhas
• Mercado da Rua Viva
• Entregas de expediente em bicicleta
• Atividades desportivas
• Animação de rua
• Jogos tradicionais
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:
Situada no centro da cidade de Almada, inclui a Rua de Olivença e a Praça do Comércio, que no seu conjunto têm uma extensão linear de cerca de 500 metros, abrangendo 1200 residentes e 40 lojas.
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)
  • Other: Criação de cicloficina no Mercado Municipal de Almada
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Other: Requalificação e pedonalização da Rua de Olivença
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)
  • Other: Folheto sobre a utilização da bicicleta nos transportes públicos
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Other: Instalação de parqueamento para motociclos
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
  • Other: Requalificação da EN 377 (1ª fase)
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
  • Other: Instalação de sinalética na Rua Cândido dos Reis
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
  • Other: Instalação de centro de despacho na Rua Cândido dos Reis