Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Cascina
45.490 inhabitants

Local contact

Macrostruttura Lavori Pubblici eTutela Aambiantale
Maria Rosaria Ferrara
Via Tosco Romagnola,199
56021 Cascina (PI)
++39 050719232-283-227-273

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
online survey about home commuting of Cascina inhabitants.
- sunday 20 september "Pedal...Cascina " Bike along the streets of Cascina;
-Tuesday 22 September test electric vehicle Ecoroad on around Cascina street
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:
Closing of Comaschi Street, ToscoRomagnola street,Fermi Street.
Opportunity to test electric cars Ecoroad-on
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
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • 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
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas