Contact & Activities

Participating city

119.847 inhabitants

Local contact

Câmara Municipal de Leiria
Ricardo Santos
Largo Da República
2414-006 Leiria
++351 244 839 500

Participation 2011

The participant is committed to:

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 cuja área de 0.16Km2, se localiza no Centro da Cidade de Leiria
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)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
Freight distribution
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
Mobility management
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres