Within the EU mobility week, for 3 year in a row an interregional competition "Strade in fiore/ Blühnede Straßen" took place. The municipalities of South Tyrol and Tyrol were encouraged to transform some road sections into vital and meeting places. There has been no limit to creativity: municipalities could organize all kinds of activities e.g. a street party, a flea market, sports events, playgrounds, temporary lounges, etc. The most beautiful and original idea have been evaluated by a jury and awarded in an interregional event
Like a real bus, the “Walking Bus” takes a predefined route to school with fixed stops and departures where one after another child board the bus. But the difference is: every passenger is on foot.
More and more parents drive their children to school every morning. This so-called parent’s taxi does not only lead to a chaotic situation in front of the school, but also to a lack of movement and communication for the children.
Transformational Measures and Activities