Contact & Activities

Participating city

172.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Paula Santos
Largo Marques de Pombal, 2780 Oeiras

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
-Event "In town without my car": Marginal without cars, the Closing section of the Marginal between the tower and the Alto da Boa Viagem in Caxias, day 23 of September with the following schedule:

Partnership with CP-Comboios de Portugal to offer free travel to event participants.

-Awareness-raising actions on eco-driving and sustainable mobility in driving schools in the municipality

-Dissemination and exhibition of electric vehicles with single use offer vouchers for test driving, promoted in public places in the county on 16 and 23 September;

-Director of reporting and disclosure of the Car Pool of the municipality system;

-Hours of the tale about the theme of mobility to children in municipal libraries.
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:
The area restricted to private car will be Marginal on the route between the tower and the Alto da Boa Viagem in caxias.
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 forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles