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 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
20 September
CERCIAG em Movimento - sensibilização da população para a temática da deficiência
21 September
"Ligar as Margens" - passeio de bicicleta entre as margens da Pateira de Fermentelos
22 September
Inauguração do PR9 - Percurso até à Pateira de Fermentelos;
Brincar, Caminhar e Pedalar em Segurança - Av. Eugénio Ribeiro
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:
Encerramento da Avenida Eugénio Ribeiro no dia 22 de setembro para realização de diversas atividades para todas as idades.
Percurso pedestre desde Águeda (Instituto da Vinha e do Vinho) até à Pateira de Fermentelos.
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • 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)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
  • Other: Implementado sistemas de carregamento para veículos elétricos. No ãmbito da implementação do RJSPTP, o município está a prever implementar algumas melhorias na rede de transportes públicos de passagei
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
  • Other: Estas medidas foram implementadas no seguimento do projeto "Laboratórios Vivos para a Descarbonização".
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)