The inscription of Ciclaveiro in the list of Non-Governmental Organisations of Environment "recognises this collective the Statute of NGO for their work on behalf of urban mobility by bicycle, as a tool to combat climate change, promoting quality of life in cities and defending the right to health and equal access to modes of travel.
Ciclaveiro is a non-profit association which aims to "promote, encourage and stimulate the use of the bicycle as a means of transport, especially in the region of Aveiro".
The project was born as a civic movement in November 2014 and formalised as an association in 2016 and since its creation has sought "an approach of approaching the community, through collaborative projects, involving citizens, institutions, associations and companies".
With its activities it seeks to promote a change in mobility habits, "seeking to contribute to building a more environmentally, socially and economically sustainable city and a more cohesive and resilient community".
"The association Ciclaveiro recognises that the region of Aveiro has excellent natural characteristics, a favourable territorial dimension and a strong cultural link to cycling, which encourage the use of this means of transport", he stresses.
Since its foundation it has already had numerous initiatives, aimed at children, local commerce and the general community.
In 2020, it inaugurated the "Casa da Bicicleta", a physical space for meeting and holding events and actions to support and encourage the use of the bicycle.