Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Padova
210.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Settore Ambiente e Territorio
Daniela Luise
Via dei salici
35124 Padova
++39 049 820 50 21

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
“La mobilità intelligente e sostenibile - un investimento per l'Europa, questo il tema dell’edizione 2016: una pianificazione intelligente e l'uso dei trasporti pubblici può diventare una grande occasione di crescita economica, oltre che fonte di risparmio per le Pubbliche Amministrazioni e i cittadini. Da qui lo slogan “Smart mobility. Strong Economy”

Theme of European Mobility week is: “Intelligent and sustainable mobility - an investment for Europe”. Smart planning and public transport become an opportunity of economic growth for community, for citizens and public administration. Hence “Smart mobility. Strong Economy”, the right slogan for this edition

Tuesday September 20th
At 16:30 hrs.
At Head Office Informabiente, Via dei Salici 35
Presentation of the competition “Raccogliamo miglia verdi”,
Competition for students of primary and secondary schools of First Instance of Padua 3 to 29 October 2016 will challenge in going from home to school and back by sustainable vehicles, as by bycicle and on a foot.

Wednesday September 21th
From 7.30 to 9.30 am

Giretto d’Italia 2016 – 6^ national championship of urban cycling
The Comune di Padova joins the initiative that promotes bike to work/ bike to school, promoted by Legambiente, VeloLove in collaboration with Euromobility.

Comune di Padova staff and Friends of Bicycles Association will be monitoring four pass-through four points of the city, delivering the passers-by a small present:
- Via S. Francesco
- Cavalcavia Borgomagno,
- At the workers entry point of the Companies which will support the initiative (Hospital and University of Padova)

FROM 18TH TO 22ND OF SEPTEMBER

Campaign against bike theft "Hands off my Bike - La bici è mia, guai a chi la ruba”

Free bike marking service of the personal tax code on the bike frame, in cooperation with Padova Bicycle Friends Association, according to the following calendar:
District Address Date Time
1 Torre Orologio – Piazza dei Signori Sunday, September18th 15-17.30
1 Piazzale Stazione Wednesday September 21st 9.00 – 12.00
1 Ospedale – ingresso via Giustiniani Thursday September 22nd 9.00 – 12.00


EVENTS OF SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18TH

PIAZZA CAPITANIATO

At 10.00 am
"Ride with families"
Ride of approximately 18 km to discover the love for cycling in the city and surroundings

At 4.00 p.m.
“Bicycle treasure hunt”
Bicycle treasure hunt to discover historical and architectural treasures of Padova

PIAZZA DEI SIGNORI

Info-Stands of Comune di Padova
from 10.00 to 18.00 hrs.

Stand of the Environment and Territory Department, Informambiente Office
Informambiente officers will be available to give informations, material and useful advices on the environmental elements of the city: separate waste disposal, energy savings, education on sustainability, sustainable mobility, EU funded projects with environmental goals that are managed by the Department. Also information of pets safeguard will be provided.

Stand of the Mobility and Traffic Department - Bicycles Office and Mobility Center
Promotion of sustainable mobility in Padua: public transport , bike sharing , car sharing ,
cycling , car pooling , intermodal , and above all the use of bicycles . Special attention to the the bike sharing (Velocittà european project)

Stands of Sustainable Mobility
- car sharing service promotion
- car pooling promotion and launch of a new cargo bike for children car pooling service
- new technologies on hybrid / electric engines
- e-bikes and children bicycles
- free trial bikes
- repairs service with re-use of bicycles resources
- rental and custody bicycle services
- freight transport by bicycles
- cycle tourism in Padua
- cycling paths info in Padua

At 3.30 p.m. in Piazza dei Signori
“ European Cycling Challenge Padua Award”
The Mobility Councillor will award the prizes to the winners of Padua Team of the European Challenge Cycling, that took place in May 2016

LISTON
PATH OF PLAY AND ROAD EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN
Organized by the Panther Boys Association, in cooperation with the Local Police.
Recreational / educational route for children up to 6 years who are riding in a specially made circuit
using their own bicycle or available bicycles (also with training wheels)

PALAZZO MORONI

Vintage bike exhibition
A cross-section of Italian cycling history on work-bikes (first world war period)


From 10.00 to 18.00 hrs. VEHICLE CIRCULATION PROHIBITION WITHIN THE HISTORICAL CENTER BOUNDARIES

Information for Circulation
From 10.00 to 18.00 hrs. engine vehicles circulation is banned within the boundaries of the Historical Centre, i.e. the portion of territory marked by the following roads (that will be accessible): barriera Saracinesca, via Cernaia, Porta San Giovanni, via N.Orsini, Porta Savoranola, via Bronzetti, Porta Trento, via Sarpi, viale Codalunga, via Trieste, via Gozzi, ponte Milani, via Morgagni, via Falloppio, via Giustiniani, via Gattamelata, via Gustavo Modena, via Scarsellini, via Manzoni, via Leopardi - section between via Manzoni and via M. Sanmicheli, via Cavazzana, southern side of Prato della Valle, via Cavalletto, via Paoli.

 The access will be permitted to bicycles, taxis, Public Transport and Emergency vehicles and for special cases that will be verified by the Local Police officers (health professionals for medical emergencies, valuables transport, persons with reduced mobility, food, bread and other perishables transport).

 Electric and Low Environmental Impact Vehicles (LPG and CNG) are the only vehicles admitted to circulation within the restricted roads.

 Residents in the restricted area can enter and/or exit until 12.00 hrs.
Urp - PR Office
Comune di Padova
Palazzo Moroni, via del Municipio 1 (inner court) via Oberdan 1 - 35122 Padova
ph 049 8205572 - Fax 049 8205399
opening: Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 13.00 hrs., Tuesday and Thursday also from 15.00 to 17.00 hrs. email, urp@comune.padova.it

Informambiente - Environment and Territory Department
Comune di Padova
via Dei Salici, 35 (Guizza) - 35124 Padova
ph. 049 8205021 - fax 049 8022492
opening: Tuesday and Thursday from 10.00 to 17.00 hrs., Wednesday and Friday from 9.00 to 13.00 hrs.
email: informambiente@comune.padova.it

Bicycle Office/Ufficio Biciclette – Mobility and Traffic Department
Comune di Padova
ph. 049-8204883 – fax 049-8204643
email ufficio.biciclette@comune.padova.it
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 municipality of Padova have decided to hold the car-free day on Sunday (semptember, 18th), to pomote citizen participation

From 10.00 to 18.00 hrs. engine vehicles circulation is banned within the boundaries of the Historical Centre, i.e. the portion of territory marked by the following roads (that will be accessible): barriera Saracinesca, via Cernaia, Porta San Giovanni, via N.Orsini, Porta Savoranola, via Bronzetti, Porta Trento, via Sarpi, viale Codalunga, via Trieste, via Gozzi, ponte Milani, via Morgagni, via Falloppio, via Giustiniani, via Gattamelata, via Gustavo Modena, via Scarsellini, via Manzoni, via Leopardi - section between via Manzoni and via M. Sanmicheli, via Cavazzana, southern side of Prato della Valle, via Cavalletto, via Paoli.

The access will be permitted to bicycles, taxis, Public Transport and Emergency vehicles and for special cases that will be verified by the Local Police officers (health professionals for medical emergencies, valuables transport, persons with reduced mobility, food, bread and other perishables transport).

Electric and Low Environmental Impact Vehicles (LPG and CNG) are the only vehicles admitted to circulation within the restricted roads.

Residents in the restricted area can enter and/or exit until 12.00 hrs.
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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Other: promotional campaign on bike sharing, car sharing and car pooling services, free bike marking service of the personal tax code on the bike frame, inter-modality. For more informations: Urp - PR Off
Mobility management
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
More details on permanent measures:

The ongoing activities to draft the Padua SUMP began in May 2015. The
SUMP will be probably finished by the year.

Padova ha iniziato a Maggio 2015 la redazione del Piano Urbano per la Mobilità Sostenibile (PUMS) , che probabilmente sarà portato a termine entro l'anno.