Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Cassano d'Adda
18.806 inhabitants

Local contact

Ufficio Tecnico
Massimo Ughini
piazza Matteotti 1
20062 Cassano d'Adda
++39 0363/366238

Participation 2013

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
The city of Cassano d'Adda is going to have, withing this year, a new traffic plan in order to help the smooth mobility and the circulation of the cars, busses and bikes. Last month Cassano opened the first bike sharing and withing next Spring there will be a second one with a car sharing station too.
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:
The City Center, on Thursday, will be restricted to private cars.
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
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Enlargement of pavements
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns