European Mobility Week

European Mobility Week - second day in Funchal

This week sees European Mobility Week – something you can hardly miss if you visit Praça do Município in the middle of Funchal, where there is a very loud and colourful display.

The president of Funchal City Council, Pedro Calado, and the councillor responsible for traffic and mobility, Bruno Pereira, (pictured) were yesterday in attendance for the second day of the 2023 European Mobility Week event in Madeira, which lasts until Friday, 22nd, when a conference takes place in the Municipal Assembly Room, at 9 am, entitled ‘Mobility and Urbanism: Reinventing the City’.

The second day of European Mobility Week 2023 was dedicated to pedestrian mobility, highlighting several activities that took place at Pier 8.

Yesterday’s event, called ‘Active Sundays’ promoted and raised awareness among the population about active mobility through the practice of physical activities, including Zumba classes and an orienteering test, which took place in the area of ​​the Legislative Assembly of the Autonomous Region of Madeira, with the participation of 260 people. There were also some activities for younger people as part of European Mobility Week.

On the occasion, Pedro Calado highlighted the “importance of physical activity for the dynamism of the city and, naturally, for pedestrian mobility itself”.

European Mobility Week 2023 continues today, at 9:00 am, again with a Zumba class, but also with an inclusive march, on Avenida do Mar, activities that aim to promote active ageing.

At 12:00, the measure to reinforce road safety took place, with the implementation of two new traffic lights: one in Virtudes with Avenida Dom Teodoro Faria and another, also in Virtudes, on Rua 4 de Abril.

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