Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Gioia del Colle
27.753 inhabitants

Local contact

++39 0803494359

Participation 2013

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
16 September Press Conference The Mayor and The City Council introduce the European Mobility Week 2013 and the activities
17 September Free public transport from 8 am to 8 pm
18 September Presentation of the book "Scarpe Blu" (author about sustainable mobility
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 Plebiscito, Via Garibaldi, Via Gioberti, Via Manin, Corso Vittorio Emanuele, Via Federico Fellini, Via Giulio Pastore, Via Cavour, Via Dante
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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans