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Stefano Proietti (ISINNOVA) and Luigi Acquaviva (Municipality of San Giuseppe Vesuviano) presented the experience of the Vesuvius Resilient Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) during the Third National Conference on SUMPs held in Rome on 6-7 June 2019.

The Vesuvius Resilient SUMP is aimed at developing a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan in the municipalities of Ottaviano, Palma Campania, Poggiomarino, San Giuseppe Vesuviano, San Gennaro Vesuviano, Somma Vesuviana, Striano, and Terzigno. The activities carried out so far specifically concern the plan’s knowledge framework and scenarios.

The knowledge framework includes:

  • PUMS meeting Roma fotoRegulatory and planning framework
  • Territorial and socio-economic framework of the plan area
  • Supply of networks and transport services
  • Application for mobility
  • Interaction between transport demand and supply
  • Criticality and impacts
  • Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT analysis)

The proposals for the plan’s scenarios include:

  • Freight transport
    • Conversion of vehicles to lower emissions;
    • Logistic platform;
  • Vehicles with less impact
    • Replacement of municipal vehicles;
    • Biofuels/Electric charging infrastructure;
    • Conversion of private vehicles;
  • PUMS meeting Roma fotoCyclability/walkability
    • Pedibus;
    • Bike sharing;
    • Bus bikes;
    • Cycling and pedestrian path along the former Cancello-Torre Annunziata line;
    • Protected and accessible routes;
    • Horizontal and vertical signs;
  • Modal diversion towards public transport
    • Reinforcement of the Circumvesuvian service;
    • Radial minibus service.

Conference participants talked at length about the problems generated by mobility, especially pollution, and highlighted some best practices to resolve them, emphasizing non-motorized mobility (including walking and cycling).

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