Year in Review

Looking back to 2017's corporate governance highlights.

  • January

    Brisa launches the Parents and Children project.

    Via Verde Serviços reaches half a million subscribers.

  • February

    BCR releases the 2016 results. Traffic grows by 7%.

    Via Verde Portugal launches a pilot payment system for multimodal public transports in Lisbon, in association with Carris, Metro and Transtejo.

  • March

    Brisa concludes the NorthWest Parkway sale, a concession held by Brisa in Colorado (USA).

    A-to-BE is awarded a contract in the state of Illinois (USA), of up to US$M 33.2, for the supply of an Automatic Toll Payment (ATPM) solution.

    XVI Brisa Forum.

    A-to-BE launches the new A-to-Be® world brand in London, during the "MaaS Market” event.

    Via Verde’s site considered Socially Devoted by SocialBakers, for the second consecutive year.

    Brisa network's promotion of electric mobility enabled a continuous corridor of rapid chargers for electric vehicles on the A2 and A1 motorways, linking the city of Oporto to the Algarve.

  • April

    Brisa launches information service about travelling times on A5.

    Via Verde Portugal receives the reputation sustainability award.

    Brisa Student Drive Camp 2017, within the scope of “Porto Capital Jovem da Segurança Rodoviária”.

  • May

    BCR: Bond issue in the amount of €M 300.

    BCR extends a credit line in the amount of €M 100.

    Via Verde Portugal starts the operation of automatic payment system in Fertagus railway transports.

    Presence at the "International Transport Forum Summit 2017", where Brisa's CEO participated.

    Visit of the Prime-Minister to A1 in Vila Nova de Gaia.

  • June

    Brisa Áreas de Serviço launches Colibri, a new restaurant concept in service areas, at Alcácer do Sal (A2).

    Via Verde Serviços lauches a ridesharing service, Via Verde Boleias.

    Brisa takes part in the Movin’On by Michelin conference, in Montréal, Canadá.

    Brisa Mobility award given to WePark, within the scope of the "Acredita Portugal" association.

    Brisa launches the new app “Brisinha”, directed to children.

    Brisa starts the 7th edition of the Volunteer Programme.

  • July

    BCR releases the 1st Half 2017 Results. Traffic grows by 6.8%.

    Brisa promotes training on “Guide of Conduct for Social Media”.

    New restaurant service “Colibri Via Verde" gets to Vendas Novas, on A6.

    Brisa takes part in the 11th Meeting - Transports in Review.

    Via Verde Portugal presence in Summer Festivals.

  • August

    Summer 2017 Campaign - Via Verde Leve.

    Brisa promotes training on “Conciliating professional, family and personal life”.

    Brisa launches the “Family Responsible Company” and the “More Life, More Brisa” projects.

  • September

    BCR's outlook upgrade from "Stable" to "Positive" and confirmation of Baa3 rating by Moody's.

    A-to-BE is awarded a new contract for the implementation of advanced traffic management system Atlas, a new supporting tool for 25 de Abril and Vasco da Gama bridges.

    A-to-BE is awarded a new contract in the US, in partnership with Globalvia, for the use of the MoveBeyond system (toll back office) at the Pocahontas Parkway concession, in Richmond, Virginia.

    A-to-BE®: Supplying of the first drive-through payment system in drug stores, extending the Via Verde service.

    Inauguration of the Via Verde store in Oporto.

    Brisa takes part in B2Run.

    Via Verde Serviços launches carsharing (DriveNow) service operations in Lisbon.

    Beginning of activity of a BGI - Brisa Gestão de Infraestruturas and start of second phase of Asset Management project.

    Brisa takes part at José de Mello Group Volunteer Day.

    Brisa supports the car transport of children observation study promoted by APSI.

  • October

    BCR extends a credit line in the amount of €M 50

    Brisa supports the Mobility on the Move Conference at ISCTE.

    Via Verde Portugal and Concessão Atlântico renewed sponsorship of "Meo Rip Curl Pro Portugal" and "Nazaré Challenge 2017".

  • November

    A-to-BE is awarded a new contract, in partnership with IMS Intellimec, for the supply of toll back-office and operation of "Washington State Road Usage Charge" (RUC) Pilot, in the US.

    Granting of scholarships by Fundação Amélia de Mello to Brisa's employees' children.

    Brisa takes part in "Websummit’17" with Via Verde Portugal and BIT (A-to-Be).

    A-to-BE launches the A-to-Be MoveBeyondTM — a new generation of back-office for mobility - during the "WebSummit", in Lisbon.

    Via Verde Portugal release the new Via Verde app.

  • December

    BCR's outlook upgrade from “Stable" to "Positive" and short-term rating upwards revision to F2 from F3 by Fitch Ratings.

    A-to-BE is awarded the new toll contract in the US for the implementation of Automatic Payment Solutions (ATPM) and Open Road Tolling for Globalvia, Pocahontas Parkway concession, in Richmond, Virginia.

    Colibri services at the Service Area of Barcelos, on A3.

    Brisa's activation of “Handshake to the CEO” wins Bronze Prize in Portuguese-Speaking Creativity Awards, in “Low Budget Activations” category.