Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Modena
182.000 inhabitants

Local contact

environmental sustainability
Elena Mori
Via Santi 40
++39 2032390 - 2388

Participation 2013

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Starting from the idea that increasing pedestrian and cycling mobility means to promote sustainable and healthy lifestyle and eventually to adopt transport habits alternative to the cars, during the week we organize several activities such as guided walks for citizens from working places to public parks, presentation of survey on adults’ physical activity habits, marathons, sport village for children, animations in the parks, Sunday without cars, and so on.
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Freight distribution
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains