Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Angra do Heroísmo
36.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Gabinete de Desporto e Tempos Livres
Gustavo Couto
Cerrado do Bailão
9700 Angra do Heroísmo
++351 295401708

Participation 2010

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:
Centro Histórico:
Rua da Sé, do Galo, de Santo Espirito, Rua da Garoupinha e Morrão, Ladeira de São Francisco, Praça Velha, Rua Direita, de São João, do Salinas, da Rocha, da Rosa, Carreira dos Cavalos, Rua de Jesus, dos Canos Verdes e do Barcelos
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Accessibilities
  • Launch of accessibility plans