Contact & Activities

Participating city

47.387 inhabitants

Local contact

Departamento de Obras Municipais e Ambiente
Sílvia Carvalho
Pr. Dr. Francisco Sá Carneiro, 4620-695 Lousada
(+351) 255 820 500

Participation 2018

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:
Av. Sr. dos Aflitos, Rua D. Sebastião and Rua de Santo António
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:
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Other: Raised zebra crossing, raised crossing, roundabouts
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles