Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Vila Nova de Poiares
7.141 inhabitants

Local contact

Sports, Youth and Associativism
Ricardo Manuel Peneda
Largo da Republica
++351 239420850

Participation 2021

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
In-person promotion of the Poiares a Pedalar Project in the local Schools, in all classes.
Presentation in classrooms
Explanation of the program and distribution of promotional flyers.

Promotion of Poiares a Pedalar | Capriland Stand/Tent @ the Sports Complex, with distribution of information leaflets and registration forms and with bicycles on display. Dexterity courses and educational games related to smooth mobility.
17 September
In-person promotion of the Poiares a Pedalar Project in the local Schools, in all classes.
Presentation in classrooms
Explanation of the program and distribution of promotional flyers.

Promotion of Poiares a Pedalar | Capriland Stand/Tent @ the Sports Complex, with distribution of information leaflets and registration forms and with bicycles on display. Dexterity courses and educational games related to smooth mobility.
20 September
In-person promotion of the Poiares a Pedalar Project in the local Schools, in all classes.
Presentation in classrooms
Explanation of the program and distribution of promotional flyers.

Promotion of Poiares a Pedalar | Capriland Stand/Tent @ the Sports Complex, with distribution of information leaflets and registration forms and with bicycles on display. Dexterity courses and educational games related to smooth mobility.
21 September
Traffic Conditioning, on the roads near the School, and Bike activities promoted by the Town hall and the GNR (National Guard).
22 September
In-person promotion of the Poiares a Pedalar Project in the local Schools, in all classes.
Presentation in classrooms
Explanation of the program and distribution of promotional flyers.

Promotion of Poiares a Pedalar | Capriland Stand/Tent @ the Sports Complex, with distribution of information leaflets and registration forms and with bicycles on display. Dexterity courses and educational games related to smooth 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.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Traffic Conditioning, on the roads near the School, throughout the day the 21st of September.
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
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Create park and ride stations
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • European Week of Sport
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • Green City Accord (as signatory or in process to sign it)