Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Porto ()
237.584 inhabitants

Local contact

Câmara Municipal do Porto
Raquel Carvalho
Praça General Humberto Delgado
4049-001 Porto
++351 222097000 Ext. 2542

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
16th: Traffic school for children between 8 and 18 years old; Climbing and Slide; Conference on Road Safety; Driving risk simulators (alcohol and rollover).

17th: Traffic school for children between 8 and 18 years old; Climbing and Slide; Driving risk simulators (alcohol and rollover); Night Bike Tour.

18th: Transit impediments; Traffic school for children between 8 and 18 years old; Climbing, Slide and Rappel; Mobility Party with several companies that will have a stand in the city center to show their services and products related with Sustainable Mobility;

19th: Healthy Mobility Fair with several institutions that will make several free health screenings; Walk Tour.

20th: Traffic school for children between 8 and 18 years old; Climbing and Slide.

21th: Traffic school for children between 8 and 18 years old; Climbing and Slide; Mobility Shop and Carpooling service inauguration; Mobility shop website launch; Inauguration of two giant LCD screens that let you see real-time information about destinations and waiting times for public transport;

22th: Traffic school for children between 8 and 18 years old; Climbing and Slide; Solar car race.
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:
Main Avenue in the City Center (18th)
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:
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Accessibilities
  • 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
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns