Contact & Activities

Participating city

34.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Cabinet of the Mayor - Europe Office
Stella Pinelli
Via Unità d'Italia, 26
41043 Formigine
++39 059416149

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
September 2016, 17th - 18th:
– CAR-FREE DAYS, historical centre
- PRESENTATION OF ELECTRIC VELOCIPEDE for sustainable and zero emission urban mobility, historical centre

September 2016, the 18th:
EPIC DOG WALK: 6 paws walking with refreshment offered by farmhouse "La Volta delle Rondini", at Villa Gandini

September 2016, the 24th:
BIKE PRIDE: Workshop about bicycle maintenance and strengthening, historical centre
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:
CAR-FREE ZONE: closure of town centre streets to traffic, with permitted circulation only to pedestrians and cyclists
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
September the 17th and 18th and the other Sundays of September 2016 the whole town centre of Formigine will be car free for the event "Settembre Formiginese", the biggest event of the year in Formigine lasting one month that includes different kind of event: shows, conferences, market, exhibitions, etc.
The town centre will be open only to pedestrians and bicycles.
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:
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres