Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Alghero
43.304 inhabitants

Local contact

Comune di Alghero
Massimo Canu
Via Sant'Anna 40
07041 SS Alghero
++39 0799978884

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
The local authority will promote a series of actions on sustainable mobility in schools:
- the Piedibus (walking to school)
- the School Way
- the moments of confrontation with the organization of Forum "governace policies for sustainable mobility. Comparing experiences"
- the Ecological cycling
- promoting the use of public transport.
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
In some areas of the city of Alghero have identified the Limited Traffic Zone (ZTL).
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas