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Italy (Bolzano) / Transport / Provincial Law, 2 December 1985, n. 16 Public transport of persons

IT11_ITD10_Provincial Law, 2 December 1985, n. 16 Public transport of persons_1985

Name of the country Italy (Bolzano)
Sector Transport
Name of the document (original) Legge provinciale 2 dicembre 1985, n. 16 (Trasporto pubblico di persone)
Name of the document (English) Provincial Law, 2 December 1985, n. 16 Public transport of persons
Administrative level Provincial/Bolzano
Type of the document Legislation
Year of adoption 1985
Foreseen duration Unlimited
Comments Part of the measures for the transport of persons by road
Sector Transport
Territorial unit (NUTS/LAU) ITD10
Authority Provincial Council
Availability in English No
Legally binding Legally-binding
SGI coverage SGEI
Integration as a concept Yes
Integration elements
Adm. levels
Fin. sources
Description Relationship between the state administration and transport companies as well as the provincial council with the provincial mobility agency The provincial government recognizes especially small associations of transport companies Transport companies and the State Railways are paid out annually operating subsidies to compensate for the tariff obligations assumed by them Associations or single compnies not part of an association are entitled to an additional contribution to the proper operation of contributions
Major objectives Regulating the public transport
Short Summary The public transport service for persons are regulated by concessions or authorization. These concessions regard local transport system. Those companies, which receive the concession are obliged to apply relevant national regulations.
A provincial mobility agency is guaranteed by the provision. This agency is responsible of promoting an coordinating the local public transport system.
The location of transport stops are decided by the department for public transport after receiving an application from the municipality. The provincial parliamentarian for mobility can grant contributions for complex applications.
The transport companies or sub concession companies are bound to organize the local transport routs according to accountability, professionalism, and provide necessary statistical documentation. The provincial administration approves company program and provides the yearly program which include the tariffs and subsidies.
Concessions are granted to those companies that are technically and financially able to provide the service as well as the communiting area and local demand are taken into consideration. Concessions have a duration of max. 9 years and concessioners are obliged to guarantee the quality of the service. Concessions can expire, be dismissed or not prolonged if the company doesn't fulfil the obligation.
To increase the effectiveness of the public transport routs, besides transport companies also associations are recognized.
The transportation companies receive ordinary company contributions as well as additional contributions as means of compensation for their application of official transport tariffs. In order to promote the conditions for a more efficient management of services by the transport companies, particularly smaller ones, whose management is found bound by specific conditions and local transportation needs, with the provincial government deliberations are recognized consortia between companies:
a) represent at least 12% of passenger-kilometers transported preferential or special rate;
b) provide in their statutes for the allocation of ordinary contributions criteria, referred to in paragraph 2 of Article 14, and supplementary contributions, with the aim of rebalancing the different situations productivity of the work done by the member undertakings, as well as the commitment of members to ensure internal mobility to the consortium of means and of people, enough to guarantee the terms of paragraph b) of paragraph 1 of Article.
Centralised/decentralised decentralised
Governance model
Public services
Public-private partnership
Measures Annual program of intervention in the public passenger transport sector/Public transport station
Type of finance
No sources available.
Sources of finance
Stakeholders' list
State/provincial/departmental Provincial Council Provincial mobility agency Provincial parliamentarian for mobility Director for the department of Traffic and Transport Provincial administration
Local Municipalities Transport Comanpies
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