Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Gela
76.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Direzione Generale
Luigi Buttiglieri
Viale Mediterraneo, n.41
93012 GELA
++39 0933906148

Participation 2013

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Development of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan “PUM Gela” in consultation with local stakeholders (www.pumgela.it)
Improvement of bicycle network and facilities
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Launch of accessibility plans
Adoption of school travel plans
Launch of traffic games in schools
Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Launch of accessibility plans
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas