The capital of Portugal has been nominated Europe’s Green Capital for 2020 and is at the forefront of sustainable land use.
How? By protecting and enhancing its natural areas, by providing quality outdoor recreational spaces, by favoring sustainable urban transportation and supporting mobility, developing green and innovative policies.
Lisbon has also connected its green areas with the Vale de Alcântara green corridor so to connect the city’s natural areas such as the Monsanto Park and the Tagus River, with cycle paths and footbridges, offering its citizens greater access to green areas and their related activities. The city is also creating a new green space along this corridor, allowing wildlife to thrive fully respecting biodiversity.