Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Genova ()
586.655 inhabitants

Local contact

Direzione Mobilità
Carla Gerbaudi
via Garibaldi 9, 16121 Genova
via di Francia 1, 16149 Genova
++39 0105577803

Participation 2013

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- promozione uso del trasporto pubblico
- promozione Bike Sharing e Car Sharing
- promozione della pedonalità
- promozione della mobilità elettrica
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:
Sabato 21 settembre 2013 - chiusura al traffico di via Balbi dalle ore 14:00 alle 24:00 (Iniziative ludico - culturali promosse dai Centri di Via nell’ambito delle “Summer nights” di Genova); contestuale gratuità dell’ascensore di Montegalletto per tutta la giornata
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
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • 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 travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders