Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

43.304 inhabitants

Local contact

Comune di Alghero
Massimo Canu
Via Sant'Anna 40
07041 SS Alghero
++39 0799978884

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Acquisto di due bus elettrici “Linea Verde”
Redazione Piano delle Piste Ciclabili.
Realizzazione di impianti fotovoltaici su nove scuole e una palestra.
Partecipazione a campagne di sensibilizzazione e di comunicazione di risparmio energetico e comportamenti virtuosi verso l’ambiente, “m'illumino di meno”
Bando concorso di idee per una campagna volta al risparmio energetico.
Organizzazione della Manifestazione "Pedaliamo Alghero" seconda eduzione volta ad azioni sulla mobilità sostenibile;
Campagna di sensibilizzzasione mobilità sostenibile nelle scuole "PIEDIBUS" promosso dal I Circolo Didaddico
Attività di Educazione stradale nelle scuole.
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:
Centro Storico - Zona a traffico Limitato(ZTL)
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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas