Contact & Activities

Participating city

890.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Gabriele Del Carlo
Piazza San Giovanni 5 10100 Torino
++39 01101133186

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Press conference
Start of 5 new car free area.
17 September
Giretto d'Italia in Bicicletta, in collaboration with Legambiente

Night Bike Ride
18 September
Presentation of Torino Mobility Lab - San Salvario

City Council Commission on recent bike infrastrutcture and new car free areas.
19 September
Car free Shopping
20 September
Presentation of the new Bike Lane in via Nizza with GTT's Music Band
Presentation of the new road sign to raise awarness for cyclist
E-scooter driving safe school, in collaboration with "Associazione Monopattini Torino" and "Unasca"
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:
In the Low Emission Zone the traffic will be stopped for the car free day of the 20th of September.
During the Mobility Week, starting by the 16th of September, there will be also many road closure in order to implement some car free area around city distritcs.
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)
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
  • 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
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
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
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
  • Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
  • Testing automated vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)