Contact & Activities

Participating city

12.145 inhabitants

Local contact

Ana Oliveira
Praça Dr. Simões Dias - Apartado 10
3304 - 954 Arganil
++351 235200150

Participation 2013

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 ZSTA encontra-se situada no centro histórico da vila de Arganil, trata-se de uma área onde predomina o comércio tradicional essencialmente e onde a ocupação para fins residenciais é escassa. esta área tem cerca de 1695m2.
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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Mobility management
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres