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 2021

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
10:00H/13:00H _ Teatro de Rua ECO COPS Team com a Associação Cabeças no Ar e Pés na Terra em Valongo
14:00H/19:00H _ Mova-se de forma sustentável. Seja saudável Ação de sensibilização em Alfena
18:30H - Caminhada /Corrida no Centro Municipal de Marcha e Corrida de Ermesinde
17 September
14:00H/19:00H _ Mova-se de forma sustentável. Seja saudável Ação de sensibilização em Campo
18 September
09:00H/10:00H_ A Caminhar - Parque do Leça
10:00H/15:00H _ Mova-se de forma sustentável. Seja saudável Ação de sensibilização em Ermesinde
19 September
08:00h /13:00H _ Caminhada – Circuito de Contemplação
14:00H/19:00H _ Mova-se de forma sustentável. Seja saudável Ação de sensibilização em Valongo
20 September
00:00H/23:59H _ “Um dia com o comboio”
10:00H/15:00H _ Mova-se de forma sustentável. Seja saudável Ação de sensibilização em Sobrado
18:00H - Caminhada /Corrida no Centro Municipal de Marcha e Corrida de Valongo
21 September
12:00H/17:00H _ Mova-se de forma sustentável. Seja saudável Ação de sensibilização em Ermesinde
18:30H - Caminhada /Corrida no Centro Municipal de Marcha e Corrida de Ermesinde
22 September
Dia Europeu Sem Carros - Corte da Rua Mário Cal Brandão em Valongo
08:30/09:00 - Projeto BUS PEDESTRE - Escola Básica da Gandra - Ermesinde
09:00/18:00 - Animação de Rua - Valongo
09:00H/17:00H _ Mova-se de forma sustentável. Seja saudável Ação de sensibilização em Valongo
10:00H/13:00H _ Teatro de Rua ECO COPS Team com a Associação Cabeças no Ar e Pés na Terra em Ermesinde
10:30H/11:15H_ 16:00H/16:45H - Aulas de fitness em Valongo
15:00H/18:00H _ Teatro de Rua ECO COPS Team com a Associação Cabeças no Ar e Pés na Terra em Valongo
18:00H - Caminhada /Corrida no Centro Municipal de Marcha e Corrida de Valongo
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 Mário Cal Brandão
Inicio 41°11'47.15"N 8°30'12.55"W
Fim 41°11'36.35"N 8°30'12.14"W
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)
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
  • Other: Ponto n. 2, 3, 4 - Em estudo
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
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • 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
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
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
  • 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:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • Green City Accord (as signatory or in process to sign it)