Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Brescia
194.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Assessorato Mobilità, eliminazione barriere architettoniche e tr
Federico Manzoni
Via Marconi, 12
25128 Brescia
++39 0302977338

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
We organized several activities for the whole week;
We implemented many measures thanking as well the Civitas contribute;
We have organized a “I go to the University without my car” iniziative for all the students.
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:
Piazza Loggia, Piazza Paolo VI, Corso Mameli.
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
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Public transport services
  • 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
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres