|GP: Promotion of safe and increased bicycle use in Venice - Italy|
This measure promotes the use of the bicycle for residents, commuters and students through the implementation of an integrated package of projects and infrastructure.
Objectives / Innovative Aspects
Increase significantly the use of bicycles in daily urban trips in Venice that is now about 7% of total, by specifically targeting residents for urban displacements and shoppers. Short trips are currently made with private vehicles in a great percentage and the objective is to incite to a more sustainable mobility.
The purchase and positioning of 50 secure bike racks;
This measure is managed by the City of Venice.
The expected result is to increase the number of total trips in the mainland made with bicycle of about a 10% by the end of year 2006.
The above project is part of the CIVITAS - MOBILIS initiative