Contact & Activities

Participating city

21.658 inhabitants

Local contact

Câmara Municipal De Beja
Maria Goreti Margalha
Praça Da República
7800-427 Beja
++351 284 311 800

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:
A zona restrita ao tráfego automóvel é a Praça da República. Os acessos são restritos através de 4 "portas" onde será distribuida documentação sobre a iniciativa. A área de restrição automóvel é uma importante zona comercial e de serviços com 68 mil m2.
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:
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Elaboration of educational materials