Contact & Activities

Participating city

4.194.068 inhabitants

Local contact

00184 ROMA
++39 0648880466

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- questionnaire for cyclists titled "Vivinbici": This is a website totally dedicated to cyclists, where users can fill out a questionnaire about their cycling habits and their expectations from the public administration. Users can decide whether to compile the questions anonymously or through a registration. During the EMW, Province will award a winner, chosen by drawing from those who have registered, with a folding bike, useful to be able to climb easily on public transport.
- Inauguration of platforms bike with pedal assistance in municipalities that have won the contract in 2011 (Civitavecchia, Frascati, 3 municipalities of Rome)
- presentation of new funding to municipalities that submitted projects for urban cycling, with installation of bicycles and electric bicycles
- presentation of the first general plan of cycling of Province of Rome
- presentation of the website about the platform on car pooling for the citizens of the province of Rome, implemented with the cooperation of Autostrade per l'Italia spa
- promotion of a sponsorship by car manufacturers that sell electric vehicles to provide to the province of Rome three electric cars
- presentation of the conclusion of the European project Catch_MR and announcement of the final press conference
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:
current programming
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)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Create park and ride stations
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers