Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Cascais
206.479 inhabitants

Local contact

RC Geral
Complexo Multiserviços da Câmara Municipal de Cascais
Estrada de Manique nº 1830 – Alcoitão
2645-550 Alcabideche
++351 969830106

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
7 days / 7 videos - Each day a video release for social network with 7 themes on mobility: New app MobiCascais; Viver Cascais card; free public buses; scooters; bikes; autonomous vehicle; and a synopsis with the presence and some beautiful words of the Vice President of the City Hall.
Citypoints - during all this week, we will have advantages for all the users of Citypoints App.
17 September
7 days / 7 videos - Each day a video release for social network with 7 themes on mobility: New app MobiCascais; Viver Cascais card; free public buses; scooters; bikes; autonomous vehicle; and a synopsis with the presence and some beautiful words of the Vice President of the City Hall.
Citypoints - during all this week, we will have advantages for all the users of Citypoints App.
18 September
7 days / 7 videos - Each day a video release for social network with 7 themes on mobility: New app MobiCascais; Viver Cascais card; free public buses; scooters; bikes; autonomous vehicle; and a synopsis with the presence and some beautiful words of the Vice President of the City Hall.
Citypoints - during all this week, we will have advantages for all the users of Citypoints App.
19 September
7 days / 7 videos - Each day a video release for social network with 7 themes on mobility: New app MobiCascais; Viver Cascais card; free public buses; scooters; bikes; autonomous vehicle; and a synopsis with the presence and some beautiful words of the Vice President of the City Hall.
Citypoints - during all this week, we will have advantages for all the users of Citypoints App.
20 September
7 days / 7 videos - Each day a video release for social network with 7 themes on mobility: New app MobiCascais; Viver Cascais card; free public buses; scooters; bikes; autonomous vehicle; and a synopsis with the presence and some beautiful words of the Vice President of the City Hall.
Citypoints - during all this week, we will have advantages for all the users of Citypoints App.
21 September
7 days / 7 videos - Each day a video release for social network with 7 themes on mobility: New app MobiCascais; Viver Cascais card; free public buses; scooters; bikes; autonomous vehicle; and a synopsis with the presence and some beautiful words of the Vice President of the City Hall.
Citypoints - during all this week, we will have advantages for all the users of Citypoints App.
Webinar on "Yellow Street" in the center of Cascais, with the theme "Best physical activities in a Covid Times", reflecting, and relating, the best bicycle routines to develop during this days.
22 September
7 days / 7 videos - Each day a video release for social network with 7 themes on mobility: New app MobiCascais; Viver Cascais card; free public buses; scooters; bikes; autonomous vehicle; and a synopsis with the presence and some beautiful words of the Vice President of the City Hall.
Citypoints - during all this week, we will have advantages for all the users of Citypoints App.
Celebration of the European Car-Free Day on beautiful "Yellow Street" in the center of Cascais, inviting all the people to live the street and develop soft mobility.
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.
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
  • Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
  • Testing automated vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • 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:
  • European Week of Sport
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)