Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Tropea
6.200 inhabitants

Local contact

Ufficio del Sindaco
Giovanni Macrì
Tropea, Largo Padre di Netta
++39 3384247389

Participation 2021

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
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.
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
  • 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
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres