Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Viana do Castelo
39.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Departamento de Obras e Servi├žos Municipais
Manuel Soares da Costa
Passeio das Mordomas da Romaria
4904-877 Viana do Castelo
++351 258 809377

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Free use of bicycle, tram and funicular bus during the week and organizing pedestrian walks through city streets
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
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans