Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

59.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Area environment
Gualtiero Malpezzi
Piazza del Popolo 31
48018 Faenza
++39 0546691290

Participation 2013

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- Activation parking plan in center city ("Piano Sosta") and shuttle service connecting center city and outside.
-Public bicycles for center city
- Stop private cars in center city every sunday during winter season (ecological sunday).
- Development of the initiative "Piedibus" (students walkin to school)
- Activation of evening walks "Passo dopo Passo"
- Development of tourist routes in bicycle
- New permanent bike routes along the river
-new proposals for car sharing
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 innermost part of the historic center is permanently closed
The whole historic center is closed during the ecological sundays
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
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
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)
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Mobility management
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
  • Other: communication plan on sustainable mobility