Contact & Activities

Participating city

95.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Segreteria Sindaco
Ezio Brusasco
Piazza Libertà n. 1
15121 Alessandria
++39 0131 515230

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Sunday 16 ... in the city

ZTL in city
hours 10.00/18.00: bicycles to the conquest of Alexandria. The center is open only to pedestrians and bicycles.

Freedom Square hours 10.00/18.00; Try electric bikes, punching Gazebo bike; Gazebo ciclorivenditori.

THE CITY 'OF CHILDREN with "Gliamicidellebici"
Public Gardens (at Equestrian Monument): 9.30
Pedaling for all through city spaces reserved for children: to offer enrollment to the project "SPEDIAMOLI BOOKS TO SCHOOL".

Ciclofficina TRAVELING
Repairers bike "Ciclofficina popular Cooperative Work and Liberation" available to the public in the streets of the city.

A project to give new impetus to live the urban space in a free and imaginative.

A project to stimulate new points of view over the city, to find alternative routes giving voice to ideas of citizens for improving the public realm.
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:
Area closed to traffic: including the old town within DEGI glacis marengo, Rovereto, Borgoglio course crimea, over one hundred guns, lamarmora course, by claro.
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)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • 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
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas