Italy

National experimental home-school and home-work mobility programme

Executive
Programme
Passed in 2016
This programme aims at boosting the use of public transport, cycling and walking for everyday, commuting purposes. It was established by art. 5.1 of law 221 of 28 December 2015. Ministerial Decree n. 208 of 20 July 2016 approves the "National experimental program of sustainable home-school and home-work mobility" and defines the methods for presenting the projects. 

The Program provides for "the financing of projects, prepared by one or more local authorities and referring to a territorial area with a population of over 100,000 inhabitants, aimed at encouraging sustainable mobility initiatives, including piedibus, car-pooling, car- sharing, bike-pooling and bike-sharing, the creation of protected routes for travel, even collective and guided, between home and school, on foot or by bicycle, workshops and educational outings with sustainable means, education programs and road safety, reducing traffic, pollution and parking vehicles near schools or workplaces, also in order to combat problems deriving from sedentary life. Such programs may include the free transfer of "mobility vouchers" to workers using sustainable means of transport ".

The projects are co-financed by the Ministry of the Environment and the Protection of the Territory and the Sea with a percentage not exceeding 60% of the total eligible costs.

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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