INTERREG IIIC SOUTH MARE - Underproject MobQua
REGIONAL OPERATION MARE – Metropolitan Mobility and Accessibility within Southern European Regions co-funded within the program INTERREG IIIC SOUTH, is aimed at improving the efficacy of regional policies and instruments of development by exchanging information and sharing experiences on Metropolitan Mobility and Accessibilità between the regions of Lisbon, Genoa, and the Community of Valencia.
• Commission of Coordination and Regional Development of Lisbon and the Tago’s Valley;
• Municipality of Genoa acting for MARE as a proxy from Liguria Region;
• Valencia Community Department of Infrastructures and Transports.
This operation’s goal is cooperation aimed at contributing to the creation and/or development, in every region sharing the project, of a global and integrated strategy on metropolitan mobility, that could contribute at improving the quality of life and a sustainable economic development.
There is the intention of developing innovative approaches and introduceing new instruments and principles concerning:
• The analysis of mobility related issues within urban development;
• The management of public space to improve nfrastructures’ efficancy and mobility, motorized or not;
• The research of solutions to adjust public transports to the new needs of mobility, mainly regarding flexibility;
• The degree of quality and security perceived by citizens.
UNDEPROJECT - Mobility within urban districts
Field of operation:
Light mobility (on foot and by bycicle) is traditionally seen as “something that takes care of itself” therefore it deserves a special treatment. Due to an increasing use of private cars and to a worsening of pedestrian spaces (often caused by an unfair occupation of public space by private cars), pedestrian mobility is becoming less and less important. The project’s goal is to promote light mobility for short trips, especially by taking into account the transit of: students to and from school; of parents accompanying their kids and reaching their workplaces; of residents and tourists moving for leisure. Such level of intervention implicates the involvment of different stakeholders, in particolar, Municipalities, schools, public buildings, retailer’s associations and tourist operators, to build a plan of intervention that could help the promotion of this kind of sustainable mobility. The methodology that will be applied is that of planner no. 21st and of participated planning.
• To modify citizens’ culture and habits and to test good practices of sustainable mobility, starting from schools and public structures.
• To raise the number of citizens that move within urban districts on foot or by bycicle.
• To improve the areas destined to light mobility especially for youngs and elders.
• To reduce the use of private transport and to improve the urban environment.
• To integrate bycicle paths and to promote a well-framed web of circuits.
• To define and to realize a web of “bycicle points” where to park bycicles under security.
• To pursue the integration between different local stakeholders (schools, retailers, residents) thanks to actions of public awareness and dissemination.
• Campo de Ourique;
• S. Eusebio, Mermi e Montesignano (Circoscrizione IV Valbisagno);
• Bolzaneto (Circoscrizione III Valpolcevera);
• Prà, Voltri (Circoscrizione VI Ponente).
• Web of paths connecting public buildings.
IN LISBON an action plan is to be realized to promote the raising of light mobility and the reduction of traffic’s flows within the districts of Campo de Ourique and Alvalade.
IN GENOA, three master plans of “foot/bus” mobility will be realized based on school-home paths, another master plan will pursue the restyling of pedestrian’s paths connecting schools with various highly frequented areas of the district. The master plan will be realized within one of the three areas in which experiences of “school-home” sustainable mobility have already been tested (Ponente, Valbisagno e Valpolcevera).
IN VALENCIA the definition and creation of “bycicle points” will be promoted within the plan of bycicle-based mobility.
In Lisbon and Genoa experiences of “foot/bus” and/or “bycicle/bus” mobility are to be introduced within schools involved in the various master plans following the example of many european cities.
Municipality of Lisboa
Municipality of Picanya
Disctrict of Genoa
The Role of IIC:
Within the field of the project, the IIC deals with the dissemination of the various activities realized throughout the course of the project. In particular, at the end of the project a seminar aiming at disseminating the achieved results and the activities realized throughout the project will be organized in Genoa. The event will involve the delegates of the local institutions, of the various partners but also the citizenry, students in particular.
The project started on january 1st 2007 and will be over on March 31st 2007.
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