Gorizia is a city of 36,000 inhabitants and is located in northeastern Italy, at the foot of the Alps and on the border with Slovenia. The local center of tourism, industry and commerce focuses on providing better public transport, more pedestrian and cyclist areas, as well as green areas for residents.
The city of Gorizia has no specific data on modal split. However, around 24 percent of citizens use public transport, while around 65 percent use private cars.
The city of Gorizia has a transport management policy that has been implemented in the last two years. The main goals of the policy are to provide better public transport, more pedestrian and cyclist areas, as well as green areas for residents.
The city also has an urban mobility plan, the main target of which is to increase the modal share of public transport.
Although progress has been slow, the city is planning to introduce a bike-sharing scheme and to offer bicycles at various strategic points in the city, such as schools, the university, the railway station and car parks.
Summary finalized: April 2010