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AT12_AT331_Strategy for Fernpass_2016

Name of the country Austria (Tirol)
Sector Transport
Name of the document (original) Fernpass Strategie
Name of the document (English) Strategy for Fernpass
Administrative level State
Type of the document Strategy
Year of adoption 2015
Foreseen duration Prolonged
Comments Bearbeitung Salchner
Sector Transport
Territorial unit (NUTS/LAU) AT331, AT334
Authority Regional Government of Tyrol
Availability in English No
Legally binding Non binding
SGI coverage SGI/SGEI
Integration as a concept Yes
Integration elements
Adm. levels
Fin. sources
Description Actors:Government officials responsible for traffic, deputies and party representatives from the districts,Interest groupings (District Chambers), tourism associations,NGO and transport federations,Office of the Tyrolean Provincial Government (also regional offices),Experts in traffic planning, Policies:Traffic, Public transport, Administrative levels:State
Major objectives Traffic - improvement of accessibility in regional and local traffic, Measure cost - feasibility
Short Summary The B 179 Fernpass road is one of the most travelled B-type national roads in Tyrol and has a special significance as a supra-regional and regional road link. Already in 1978, Tyrol's politicians had decided not to convert this North-South connection into a second international transit route besides the axis Inn Valley-Brenner and to keep a road with a basically two-lane cross-section. The traffic ban for trucks with a maximum permissible weight of more than 7.5 tons was required in connection with the high growth rates in truck traffic on the Fernpass route after the expansion of the A 7 autobahn in Germany and reflects this approach concerning traffic policy. In the past years and decades several measures regarding public transport have been taken in order to make the Fernpass road B 179 and the Mieming road B 189 safer and in order to reduce the traffic burden for the local population as much as possible.
Centralised/decentralised Decentralized
Governance model
Public services Public transport
Public-private partnership
Measures Public transport, Road construction measures
Type of finance
No sources available.
Sources of finance
Stakeholders' list
State/provincial/departmental Office of Regional Government of the Tyrol, Department Traffic
Regional Regional development Associations Imst and Reutte
Inter-communal Spatial Palnning Associations along the road
Local Municipalities and their mayors along the roead
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