Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Chamusca
3.500 inhabitants

Local contact

Presidência
Paulo Queimado
Rua Direita de São Pedro, 2140-098 Chamusca
++351 249769100

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
22 September
Caminhada
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.
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
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres