The Interreg Europe platform, which manages the European Community’s Community Fund for Regional Development, has just distinguished the urban upgrading of Dr. Fernão de Ornelas Street as a good European mobility practice, the municipality said in a statement.
The same source recalls that the European Commission had also recognized last summer, the sense walkways on the Monumental Road / Avenida do Infante and the Kiss & Ride project as “best practices”, so this is the third distinction in the plan. within a few months for the mobility policies of the Funchal City Council.
“The fact that these actions are now being recognized internationally is something that makes us all proud, and I am grateful for the role of the entire city team involved in this challenge, especially our Mobility and Traffic technicians, for their commitment. they work, even though they know that the results of this highly meritorious work often come only in the medium to long term, ”Councilman Bruno Martins´ told JM.
It is recalled that the intervention of the Funchal City Council in what is the main shopping street of the city represented an investment of 313 thousand euros.