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PIAZZA BELLOVESO

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Mobility-related effects

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Environmental

circa  1600 m2

Milan, Italy 

Re-Purposing Sections of Streets

October - Now 

City of Milan, Bloomberg Associates, NACTO, Global Designing Cities Initiatives

Extension of 1600 m2 of existing pedestrian area, with the redefinition of the boundaries between pedestrian and street areas through removable devices and colorful transformation of the asphalted ground with the participation of citizens. Removal of irregular parking. 

Valorization of the public character of the area, where a strong sense of community and belonging already exists, creating a new space with a contemporary experimental design and bike sharing services, solving conflicts with vehicular traffic.

Implementation of speed limits

Reduction of parking spots

Implementation of alternative mobility

Safer streets

Number of visitors increased

New urban furniture

Higher quality of the space

The street use changed (new activities)

Sojourn quality

New spaces for interaction

Time spent in shops increased

Noise decreased 

Reduction of air pollution 

Contact

Photo credits: Comune di Milano

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Photo credits: Comune di Milano, TUM  Chair of Urban Structure and Transport Planning.