Contact & Activities

Participating city

673.735 inhabitants

Local contact

Transport and mobility
Roberto Biondo
Via Ausonia, 69
++39 0917401588

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Durante la Conferenza European Mobility Week, il Comune di Palermo promuoverà il Piano della Mobilità Sostenibile già approvato e la prossima realizzazione di interventi per il:
- potenziamento del car sharinh
- istituzione del servizio di bike sharing;
- acquisto di flotte comunali composte da automezzi a metano ed elettrici;
- sistemi di controllo del traffico nella ZTL;
- potenziamento della flotta del trasporto pubblico con autobus a metano
- realizzazione di stazioni di rifornimento del gas metano per autotrazione per autobus, mezzi pubblici e privati
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:
Lungomare di Mondello e asse stradale del centro cittadino Via Libertà - Via Ruggero Settimo
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
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • 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