- Urban Renewal
- Urban planning
- Social Cohesion
Main policy issue to be addressed in relation to the selected topics
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Verona Municipality is providing itself with various planning instruments in line with some of the European cohesion policy thematic objectives: sustainable mobility, with the adoption of the Sustainable Mobility Urban Plan; accessibility, with the adoption of the Plan for the removal of Architectural Barriers (both the plans are in a definition phase). It is adopting policies to reduce the consumption of public land and regenerate urban sites, to enhance the territory and the historical heritage (ex: the "ARS DISTRICT project" from the renewal of the historic site of the former Arsenal -the final result will be a citadel of culture and innovation, an urban center of attraction for citizens and tourists that will include museums, laboratory centers, a contemporary urban campus with co-working spaces, start-ups where experimenting sustainable/circular economy, urban market, multi-purpose spaces, urban park; the "Palazzo Bocca Trezza project" from the renewal of an historical building to create a sort of neighborhood center where experimenting new models of urban welfare, recreational and social services facilities; the Memorandum of the State Property Agency for the enhancement and re-functioning of the historical complexes constituting the original defensive system of the city). Citizens participation (through online questionnaires) and mapping of the territory and the population are some of the practical tools by mean of which some of these actions are being carried out.