In Figueira da Foz, there is a group that wants to make the street a better space | Urban mobility

There was a moment when Cristina Costa realized she had to do something. Her son was on the sidewalk, in front of the Infante D. Pedro school, in Buarcos, in Figueira da Foz. She was getting ready to cross the road, on a treadmill. Suddenly, a car pulls up to park right there and the nine-year-old child is forced to jump back, recalls the mother. “I didn’t even react. I got scared. How is it that a kid almost gets run over, on a sidewalk, at the foot of a crosswalk, in front of a school?”

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