Contact & Activities

Participating city

79.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Departamento de Planeamento, Gestão Territorial e Equipamentos
Largo Alexandre herculano, n.º85 - piso 6
++351 212068173

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
1. Iniciativa "EU VOU" com o lema "Um dia dou folga ao carro... Hoje é o dia" (Organização S.Energia | Co-organização CMBarreiro)
2. Fórum "Rede Ciclável - De uma visão local à regional"
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
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains