Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Valongo
94.795 inhabitants

Local contact

Divisão de Ambiente
Felicidade Pereira
Avenida 5 de Outubro, n.160.
++351 911056253

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
17 September
18 September
19 September
20 September
21 September
22 September
08:00H/19:00H - Suspensão de trânsito na Rua José Seara (parte) em Valongo.
09:00H - Escola Secundária de Valongo, dando continuidade ao intenso trabalho que tem sido feito ao longo destes últimos anos no concelho de Valongo, para promover a mobilidade suave e o uso da bicicleta, dotando os espaços públicos e os recintos escolares de mais e melhores estruturas de parqueamento de bicicletas.
08:45H /14:00H - "Eco cop" é um polícia palhaço ecológico que vai andar por Valongo e Ermesinde a fiscalizar o comportamento ecológico dos transeuntes.
www.facebook.com/municipiodevalongo/photos/a.125766564153583/3414845518578988/?type=3&theater
Dia Europeu sem Carros - Ação de sensibilização em Valongo
Eco cop é um polícia palhaço ecológico que andou pelas ruas dos principais núcleos urbanos do concelho a fiscalizar o comportamento ecológico dos transeuntes.
Coordenação - Hugo Sousa
Interpretação - Rui Gomes
Álbum completo da SEM - www.facebook.com/events/455840568708311/?active_tab=discussion
Sensibilização digital
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:
Rua José Seara em Valongo - 41º11`24.95``N 8º29`55.62``O
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
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • 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 wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • 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)
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas