Swift transport to vaccination sites under the Protocol between Porto City Hall and Taxi companies
This weekend, 17th and 18th April, non-teaching and teaching staff of lower secondary and secondary education will be vaccinated against the new coronavirus. Those who have been summoned to take the vaccine can opt to travel by taxi, under the protocol established between the Municipality of Porto and the Taxi companies operating in the city, in order to avoid traffic constraints.
Dropping off and picking up students has never been easier in Porto’s streets
More schools in the city of Porto are included in the "kiss & ride" system, the expedited transfer point that provides a safer perimeter for parents and tutors to drop off students.
There are 21 new STCP buses running on CNG in Porto
Porto is tackling the problem of local urban pollution, by using CNG – Compressed natural gas to power the first buses running in the Invicta. This is part of the STCP policies of implementing a decarbonisation of its operations. The goal is that by October, another 60 buses that are powered by CNG will integrate its fleet, alongside five electrical vehicles, thus enabling to reach the 274 “green” buses landmark.
STCP with 100% running of services starting on 5th April
Following Easter Sunday, STCP, the Porto Bus company, resumes 100% running of services on working days, effective as of 5th April. This measure follows the easing of the lockdown measures, regarding working days. STCP services will maintain timetable restrictions on weekends, with the Bus Company offering the “Contingency Timetable”.
Executive assesses phased resumption of paid parking, starting on 6th April
In the scope of lifting restrictions, amid Covid-19 preventive measures, under the State of Emergency, the Municipality of Porto will reassess the resumption of paid parking, starting on 6th April.
Terminal Intermodal de Campanhã
We are beginning to see how this work will change the urban landscape in Porto; from there, people can link to the Parque da Corujeira, to Monte da Bela, to the Quinta do Mitra, and to the nearby Slaughterhouse. This is an investment of circa 12. 6 million euros and it will conclude in the fourth quarter of 2021. This massive endeavour will revolutionise mobility in Porto, sustainability wise and in terms of economic and social development, in the western part of the city, in particular, and in
Over one thousand taxi trips to and from vaccination centres in Porto, from 9th to 25th March
From 9th March to 25th March, there have been 1.015 transportation services by taxi to and from vaccination sites against Covid-19 in Porto, under the cooperation agreement between Porto City Hall and the two taxi shuttles operating in the Municipality of Porto. This accession represents a strong contribution to mobility in the city, as it eases traffic and parking constraints nearby vaccination centres.
Terminal Intermodal de Campanhã will soon change Porto urban landscape
Mayor Rui Moreira visited the construction site of the landmark project of Campanhã: the Terminal Intermodal de Campanhã. This massive endeavour will revolutionise mobility in Porto, sustainability wise and in terms of economic and social development, as well, particularly to the western part of the city, and to the entirety of the Invicta, in general. We are beginning to see how this work will change the urban landscape in Porto; from there, people can link to the Parque da Corujeira, to Monte
BUS (STCP) adjusts service offer starting 22nd March
STCP bus fleet in Porto will adjust its service offer as of this Monday, 22nd March, to accommodate the increase in demand, as pre-school, kindergarten and elementary schools are open, as are some commercial activities, following the government’s phased easing of restrictions. Weekend Bus services run under the “Contingency Timetable” and Historic tram service will remain suspended until 5th April.
Formosa and Alexandre Braga streets are open to public transport circulation
The streets of Formosa and Alexandre Braga, which were closed to traffic since 25th January, owing to the works at the Bolhão Market ancient building, are now open. Also, this was the day that a gigantic canvas was placed all around the working site of Bolhão, depicting all the familiar faces of Bolhão traders.