Participating cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Torino
890.000 inhabitants

Local contact

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

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Mix and Move Competition - Do the right mix, a race using different modes of Transport
17 September
Bike on the Hills: free transport of bicycles on the hill's tramway to Superga Hill.
18 September
Launch of the project "Torino Mobility Lab" - Improving and enhancing sustainable mobility in the San Salvario district.
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
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
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)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
  • Testing automated vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)