Participating cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Águeda ()
47.279 inhabitants

Local contact

Environment and Sustainable Development
Célia Laranjeira
Câmara Municipal de Águeda
Praça do Município
3754-500 Águeda
++351 234 610 070

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
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.
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)
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Other: Análise / teste de um circuito urbano, em veículo elétrico, com vista a uma mobilidade mais sustentável e acessivel dentro da cidade
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • 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
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Other: Atualização do Plano de Mobilidade Sustentável para Águeda
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)