Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Chaves
43.668 inhabitants

Local contact

Câmara Municipal de Chaves
Abel Peixoto
Praça de Camões
5400-150 Chaves
++351 276 340 500

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Para o presente ano, as atividades a decorrerem durante as comemorações da Semana Europeia da Mobilidade, serão totalmente direcionadas para a temática central "As nossas ruas, a nossa escolha!"
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:
Trata-se de uma zona inserida em área urbana, nomeadamente no centro da Cidade, perspetivando a diminuição da dependência do veículo automóvel particular, em especial os veículos motorizados que utilizam combustíveis fósseis.
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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Create park and ride stations
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials