Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Bragança
24.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Divisão de LOgistica e Mobilidade
João Paulo Almeida Rodrigues
Forte São João de Deus, 5300-263
++351 932550350

Participation 2017

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:
Rua 5 de Outubro, Rua da Republica, Praça da Sé, Rua Alm. Reis, Rua Abílio Beça junto á Igreja da Misericórdia
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)
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)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders