Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Águeda ()
47.279 inhabitants

Local contact

Divisão de Ambiente e Sustentabilidade
Célia Laranjeira
Câmara Municipal de Águeda
Praça do Município
3754-500 Águeda
++351 234 610 070

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Several awareness session with schools and other institutions interested in marking the mobility week are going to take place during this week, standing out the importance of soft mobility transport means.
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:
It will be close to transit the Luiz de Camões St., José Maria Veloso St., Vasco da Gama St and Soberania do Povo St.
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
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
  • Other: Deffinition of new pedestrian trails for hiking
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Other: enlargement of the municipal automobile fleet with 12 new electric vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places