Contact & Activities

Participating city

Province of Treviso
825.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Luisa Memo/ Paola Gallina
Via Cal di Breda 116
31100 Treviso
++39 0422 656765 -6967

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
The Province of Treviso is participating for the first time at the EMW and the whole initiative planned for its territory is called "Let’s make the right move. Provincial days for the environment. European week for mobility. 15 - 23 settember 2007".
"Let's make the right "is a weekly initiative aiming at meeting the focal theme "Streets for people". For that the Province of Treviso has planned several activities in particular for incentiveting the use of bicicles in the city centers and araising the pedestrian and cycling areas in the city centres.
The Province of Treviso has been worked strictly with the 95 Municipalities of its territory in the field of environment and mobility. Therefore on the 12 July 2007 the Province of Treviso explained them that important opportunity, offering an operative framework of activities and proposal, assistance and coordination, in order to create a shared and busy programme for the citizens and to guarantee a spread organisation of the "In Town Without My Car!" event.

"Let’s make the right move" is sort of "slogan" whose frame is the "International draughts": each square represent one of the theme developed through the programme: mobility, territory, technologies, education, tourism, environment, energy, health and culture.

- Mobility
Environmentally friendly fuel and biodiesel; Alternatives to the private car; Mobility for cycling and pedestrians; Urban route networks and free time; Urban plans for traffic, Intermodal systems.Exchange car parks, Reserved lanes for pubblic transport; Public and collective transport, Car sharing and Car pooling; Industrial and commercial areas; Scolastic poles.
- Technologies
- Education
Plans for scolastic and urban environments; Quality of life; Food safety; Moving house to school and safety; Environmental and alimentary education.; Local territory knowledge
- Tourism
Products from the local textile industry; Local identity; Itineries with bike hire services; Shuttle services; Restaurants
Territorial touristic plan.; Bike and pedestrian paths; waterways; Ippovie.
- Territory
Market exhibitions; Didactic farms; Tolerable development..; Ecologic imprints.
- Energy
Energy saving; Renewable sources; Biobuilding; Certification of buildings.
- Environment
Water emergency; Environmental costs and use of land; Atmospheric pollution.; Climatic changes.

In that board game citizens are the players: during the EMW citizens can choose to participate at one or more of the events programmed.
The whole communication material - leaflets, brochures, newsletter, television advertsign - reproduce the "International draughts" imagine: a squared colored"board game". That metafora has been thought as a permanent communication tool.
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.