Contact & Activities

Participating city

123.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Programmi complessi e politiche comunitarie, Smart Lab
Manuela Sarcià
Via Gargallo
++39 3807380339

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
16 Septemberr 2016 h 10.30
Press Conference in Via Minerva n.5, communication e promotion on social media and advertising screens.

17 September 2016 h 16.30 Urban bike lane field testing from the ticket office of the Greek Theatre (Viale Augusto) to Largo Aretusa .
In partnership with Decathlon, Associations and entrepreneurs.
SIRACUSA IN BICI local bike sharing will give the card for 1 Euro in these day.

18 September 2016 from 9.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.
“AKKIANATA/CLIMB” in Via dell'Olimpiade "car-free" near the Balza Akradina in partnership with Movimento Centrale.
19 September 2016 h 10.30 Sustainable mobility Day: Carsharing, Carpooling e Bike sharing at Liceo polivalente “Quintiliano”

20 September 2016 h 8.00 Sustainable Mobility Party with 5 Piedibus schools project!

21 September 2016 h 9.00
Roundtable discussion "Smart mobility, strong economy" in partnership with Confcommercio Siracusa

22 September 2016 h 8.00 Carpooling platform launch day at Comune di Siracusa Offices
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:
18/09/16 18 September 2016
“AKKIANATA/UPHILL” Via dell’Olimpiade "Car-free" from 9.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. in partnership with Movimento Centrale.
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
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas