Contact & Activities

Participating city

12.036 inhabitants

Local contact

Stefania Di Nardo
Comune di Mercogliano Piazza Municipio, 5
83013 Mercogliano (AV)
++39 0825689804

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Con il progetto pilota COMFORT FOR sustainable
Transport) il Comune di Mercogliano, con il
coordinamento scientifico di professionisti e partners specializzati, ha
sviluppato, una metodologia
per la redazione dei Piani di Spostamento
Casa–Lavoro (PSCL), definendo in dettaglio
compiti e ruoli della struttura di
coordinamento comunale e dei Mobility
Manager delle imprese medio–grandi.
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:
Each local authority was asked to provide comprehensive information about its overall transport policy, measures implemented and actions undertaken to promote sustainable mobility. The questionnaire was focused on permanent measures the local authority had implemented or intended to launch shortly. Measures were included which had been made permanent in the local authority, which contributed to modal transfer from private motorised traffic to more sustainable modes of transport and to a more sustainable urban mobility in general.
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)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places