Contact & Activities

Participating city

133.155 inhabitants

Local contact

Comune di Ferrara
Centro IDEA
Via XX Settembre 152
++39 0532 742624 - 0532 740692

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

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:
The "In town without my car" day will be held daytime on Sunday, the 16th of September 2012 in the nothern area of the city to help facilitate participation by bicycle or walking to the traditional Baloon Festival.
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
  • Other: Two-ways circulation permitted to bicycles in streets ruled by Zone30 speed limit (30 km/h)
Public transport services
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking