Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Isola Vicentina
10.200 inhabitants

Local contact

Educational Policies
Zamberlan Stefano
Via Marconi, 14
36033 Isola Vicentina
++39 0444599111

Participation 2013

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
September 28th closing of a road with the simultaneous organization of activities inherent to the theme of pollution and mobility.
Two weeks of activities with the children of primary school (from 6 year to 11) spurring the young boys to use bicycles, walking together or in any case through the use of resources not polluting.
Public awareness campaign of drivers because they stop at the pedestrian crossing.
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:
Some roads in near schools are closed during the time of entry or exit of schoolchildren
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)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create the tactile pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas