Contact & Activities

Participating city

São Brás de Alportel
12.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Gabinete de Desporto
Paulo Silva
Rua Gago Coutinho, n.º1
8150-151 São Brás de Alportel
++351 289840201

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Apresentação de mais uma estação desportiva integrada na ciclovia, 3º ponto de actividade física (Parque das Águas)
Animação desportiva no mercado Municipal no dia 17-09-2016
Dia da Defesa Pessoal com varias actividades desportivas dedicadas a defesa pessoal no Jardim Carreira Viegas no dia 18-09-2016.
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:
Avenida de São Brás, Circular Norte, Troço entre a N2 e a Av da Liberdade
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • 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
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility