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.
Cycle track between Campo Alegre and Asprela concluded on 2nd November
The bicycle path between the university poles of Campo Alegre and Asprela concluded on 2nd November, with the implementation of the cycle track between Rua de Teodoro de Sousa Maldonado and Rua do Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida. Also, on 2nd November, the Rua de Monsanto street (close by the Jardim da Arca D'Água), which is included in the cycle track, alters its traffic flow.
STCP reminds passengers that there are obstacles to the travel between municipalities
STCP (Porto Bus Company of Porto) reminds passengers that there are circulation restrictions between districts, from today, 30th October (since midnight) and 6am on 3rd November. Thus, passengers should travel, as urged by the company, only according to the situations covered by the Law.
The Community Association of the Pasteleira Neighbourhood is pleased with the work on improving public space
The Community Association of the Pasteleira Social District - Previdência/Torres assesses as globally positive the intervention that the Municipality of Porto recently concluded regarding the public space rehabilitation and enveloping space, namely dropped crossings, tactile paving (also called Tenji blocks or tactile ground surface indicators), rehabilitated pedestrian paths or even the relocation of waste collection islands. All this very much pleases the population, as stated Mayor of...
Porto municipal fleet promotes sustainable mobility
Porto municipal fleet has been replaced by environmentally friendly vehicles for the past three years now and the over 4 million kilometres covered by the electric and plug-in vehicles have not only enabled the Municipality to save half a million litters of fuel but also permitted the reduction in the carbon footprint, air pollutants and noise.
The Municipality of Porto raises awareness on city scooter riding
The campaign to raise awareness on safety and responsible behaviour regarding city scooter riding and shared mobility transportation modes is back in the streets under the motto: "Não é tudo teu, é tudo nosso!" ["Not everything is yours, everything is ours!"]. The main goal is to make people - users, pedestrians and drivers of every sort, everyone in general - aware of the importance of establishing safety habits and conscious behaviour in the city's mean streets, when riding such a mode of...
Porto is on its way to being a bike friendly city
The Municipality of Porto wants to develop another 35km of cycle routes in the city to reach 50km of bike paths by the end of 2020. Currently, the network of cycleway is circa 15km, but the goal is to extend to another 35km to meet the express aim of regaining the public space as announced by the Mayor of Porto, Rui Moreira, in the end of May.