Contact & Activities

Participating city

Milano ()
1.395.274 inhabitants

Local contact

Assessorato Mobilità - AMAT Agenzia Mobilità Ambiente Territorio
Via Tommaso Pini 1 - Milano (IT)

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Milan has promoted sustainable mobility by focusing on the use of the bicycle as transportation, creating new bike lanes, hundreds of bicycle parking stations and increasing the bikesharing service. The Administration also started 3 "car free" school zones, promoted the use of car sharing, car pooling and electric vehicles. Finally invested resources for the strengthening of public transport.
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 center of Milan, called "Cerchia dei Bastioni" It's a big circle of 8km2.The detection of the inputs in the congestion charge area is through the automatic monitoring system consisting of 43 h 24 access gates to the area. The system analyzes the transits of all vehicles, classified by type, engine, any belonging to classes authorized or facilitated and temporal distribution. The collected data form the basis for the analysis of the direct effects Application of Area C on the use of private vehicles to access the area.
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:
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres