The safe city: the Acerra urban park “LO SPINIELLO”

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Emma Buondonno
Rossella Russo

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In the town of Acerra it was created a green lung in the District Spiniello thanks to the project financed with the funds of the PIU Europa "The Safe City", whose objective was to adapt the pedestrian traffic, bicycle and vehicular Community rules, integrating it in public spaces equipped and green parks. The lines of action have been: 1. improvement in the safety and perception of road intersections and dangerous pedestrian crossings, through the modification of the structural and geometric characteristics of the roadways; 2. improvement of pedestrian and bicycle accessibility system, especially close to public places and the school complex, enhancing the quality of urban spaces and helping to increase the livability and safety of the territory; 3. discouraging private car use by improving the safety of pedestrian and bicycle mobility with particular reference to young people and the elderly often suffer in the use of roads; 4. improving the quality of urban public spaces by planting tall trees to reduce the urban heat island.

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Buondonno, E., & Russo, R. (2017). The safe city: the Acerra urban park “LO SPINIELLO”. UPLanD - Journal of Urban Planning, Landscape & Environmental Design, 2(2), 151-168. https://doi.org/10.6092/2531-9906/5263
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