The Municipality of Porto suspended parking meter payment in the city
The Municipality of Porto suspended all payment obligations, as regards outdoor parking spaces, starting 25th January. This measure is in line with the hardening of measures amid the Covid-19 pandemic, namely the mandatory curfew and the closing of schools.
Pedestrian walkway in Rua Formosa, next Bolhão, is temporarily halted as of 25th January
Next Monday, 25th January, the pedestrian walkway, in Rua Formosa, will be temporarily suspended to remove the metallic passageway that is placed alongside building’s facade. This endeavour will take three days to complete.
Rua de José Falcão reopened to traffic circulation (UPDATED)
Rua de José Falcão, which had been blocked to traffic due to a water pipe breakage and pavement slide, caused by extreme weather conditions, reopened to traffic circulation, as the Águas do Porto team concluded the works. The traffic lane had collapsed overnight, this Thursday, and the Municipal Civil Protection, the Municipal Police and the Porto Firefighter Battalion were on site to attend to the situation.
BUS (STCP) and Metro adjust the offer of services for the end of the year
STCP bus fleet and Metro lines in Porto will adjust the offer of services on the last day of 2020 and the first day of 2021, in line with the measures in place, under the State of Emergency, and in accordance with the slump in demand. Thus, on 31st December, buses (STCP) will run following the Saturday schedule, and the first day of 2021, the early hours service will not take place, and as of 6am, the Sundays and Holidays timetables will enter in place.
Porto Pedestrian areas are suspended till the end of 2020
Porto City Hall decided to suspend, temporarily, the project regarding the city’s pedestrian areas, due to the mandatory curfew issued by the Government, which is in place on weekends as of 1pm.The municipal decision is in place until December ends and it was taken under the current constraints owing to the pandemic, to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in the community.
STCP adjusts the offer of services on weekends due to the slump in demand
STCP bus fleet in Porto will adjust the offer of services on weekends and holidays, starting at 1pm, following the slump in demand of circa 70%. This weekend, the STCP bus fleet implements timetable changes, by reducing 10% the offer of bus services, starting after 1pm on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.