Better on foot - page 8

After pedestrianization, the space
previously occupied by cars is now
used by pedestrians; universal ac-
cessibilitywas generalized to pro-
mote the independent lifeof
peoplewithmobility challenges.
The strengtheningof the central
area for commercial and adminis-
trativeactivities prevented the
constructionof shopping centres in
the surroundings and thousands of
motorizedmovements.
Aworthy public space
The transformationof Pontevedrawas equally inspiredby
the 'City of Children' of FrancescoTonucci, for thepurpose
of promoting a healthier, happier childhood, combinedwith
the generalization of 'traffic calming' in thewhole urban
space. Thework 'Calmar el tráfico', byAlfonsoSanz, was
one of themain inspirations for the reform.
66%on foot or by bike
4%public transport
30%
private car
Universal accessibility ex-
tends throughout thepublic
urban space.
Some schools in theHistoric
Centreprofit from thepublic
spacesanduse them as a
playground, which is safe for
thepupils
Themodality of
urban transport
Less by car,
more on foot
Themanagement
of mobility
Almost all the areasof
municipalmanagement
are related tomobility
The administrative
organization
of mobility
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