Mobility

Private car parks also grant free parking time in Porto

Private car parks in Porto also offer one hour free parking to traditional trade customers. The Parking lots of Praça D. João I, Carlos Alberto, Praça de Lisboa, Infante D. Henrique, Gomes Teixeira, Palácio da Justiça and the Praça Adelino Amaro da Costa associated with the initiative by Porto City Hall that aims to boost traditional trade in the Invicta during the easing of lockdown.

The STCP transported circa 190 thousand passengers per day, in May

STCP, Porto’s Bus Company, transported, on average, 190 thousand passengers, last May. These figures comprise the entire Bus network, operating on working days and represent 70% of the figures registered during the pre-pandemic phase.

Sixty thousand euros to strengthen the taxi transportation protocol to vaccination sites is voted by the Municipal Executive on 31 May

The Municipal Executive votes a resolution to strengthen the support to taxi companies with 60 thousand euros, under the protocol to transport beneficiaries to vaccination sites.

Virtual visit to the Terminal Intermodal de Campanhã! Get your ticket

It is all about change, real change. The initiative “Inovação Fora de Portas - Engenharia Civil à Mostra” [“Innovation outdoors – Civil Engineering on display”, free translation] will take to the virtual platform to lead you in a conversation on the technological and innovative side of one of the most significant works in Porto. Rendez-vous is set for Friday, 28 May, at 6.30 pm. Participation is free, but prior registration is mandatory.

Electric charging stations are set up and running in Porto

Porto already provides 12 electric charging stations (PCE) for automobiles, in eight different locations within the municipality. This measure is part of the municipal strategy to promote an increasingly less polluting city. Ten spots are already in place, out of 15 estimated charging stations.

STCP increases services as of today

STCP- Porto Bus Company, enforces service supply on working days, starting today, 24 May. The company stated in a news release that the high demand enforces this measure, as the usual number of passengers that travel by bus is returning to similar numbers before the pandemic, as a result of the easing of the lockdown measures.

Car parking at Palácio de Cristal is colour-blind inclusive

The Color ADD aids color blind people to recognise colors, and it is now implemented at the Palácio de Cristal car parking. This code system had already been installed at the Trindade Covered Parking.

Porto City Hall wins the "Cidade" prize by the Global Mobi Awards PRIO

Porto City Hall won the “Cidade” prize, granted by the Global Mobi Awards PRIO. This award was given in recognition of the project IDEA – Shared and Efficient Use of the Public Highway, which considers the innovative management of parking spaces nearby school areas.

STCP (BUS) resumes 100% service offer on weekends

STCP bus fleet in Porto resumes 100% service offer on weekends, starting on 8 May, as well as the tram lines 1, 18 and 22, in the framework of the stage 4 of the easing of lockdown measures, issued by the Government.

Porto City Hall is installing car and pedestrian traffic monitoring systems

Porto City Hall is installing car and pedestrian traffic monitoring systems to assess urban mobility in the city. These macro pilot applications correspond to pilot activities that study the evolution of transport network connected with mobility – car and pedestrian traffic – in urban and metropolitan areas.