Contact & Activities

Participating city

209.442 inhabitants

Local contact

Gabinete de Planeamento
Julio Varela
Câmara Municipal de Loures
Gabinete de Planeamento
Praça da Liberdade
2670-393 Loures

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Passeio de bicicleta ribeirinho de Loures
16 de setembro – 10 horas
Local de Partida – Apeadeiro ferroviário de Stª Iria de Azoia
Local de Chegada – Estação ferroviária de Sacavém
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
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Other: Reordenamento de trânsito com criação de sentidos únicos, estimulando a circulação pedonais, nos principais centros urbanos
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)