Contact & Activities

Participating city

Águeda ()
47.279 inhabitants

Local contact

Divisão de Ambiente e Sustentabilidade
Célia Laranjeira
Câmara Municipal de Águeda
Praça do Município
3754-500 Águeda
++351 234 610 070

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- 14º. CERCIAG em MOVIMENTO - CERCIAG on move - mobility associated activities;
- Free transfer to Aguada de Cima festivities, from local train station, facilitating the choice of multimodal and public transportation;
- "3º Edição da Corrida e Caminhada Solidária +";
- Activities for the promotion of the smooth mobility: MTB and karts;
- Promotion of beÁgueda, municipal project that promotes the free utilization of electric bicycles;
- Hybrid and electric motioned vehicles exhibition;
- Closing of streets to traffic: Luís de Camões St., Vasco da Gama St., José Maria Veloso St., Jornal Soberania do Povo St.
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:
- Presentation of the european project TRACE, about tracking and smooth mobility;
- Sensibilisation actions on several schools of the county;
- Closing of streets to traffic: Luís de Camões St., Vasco da Gama St., José Maria Veloso St., Jornal Soberania do Povo St.
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)
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres