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Italy (Bolzano) / Transport / Provincial Law, 23 November 2015, n. 15, Public mobility

IT13_ITD10_Provincial Law, 23 November 2015, n. 15, Public mobility_2015

Name of the country Italy (Bolzano)
Sector Transport
Name of the document (original) Legge provinciale 23 novembre 2015, n. 15 (Mobilit√° pubblica)
Name of the document (English) Provincial Law, 23 November 2015, n. 15, Public mobility
Administrative level Provincial/Bolzano
Type of the document Legislation
Year of adoption 2015
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 Public transport
Integration as a concept Yes
Integration elements
Adm. levels
Fin. sources
Description Responsibilities of South Tyrol, the municipalities and the South Tyrolean Transport Agency Relationship with the customers Provincial transport plan financing and contriubtions: South Tyrol can contribute to the extent of 70 percent of the net cost of the regular line service to the financing, at the supplementary line services ST contributes up to 50%. The Province as well as with EU Prjects promotes sustainable mobility, annual or multi-annual contributions for capital expenditures
Major objectives Organisation of the transportation of persons
Short Summary The law regulates the transportation of persons. It includes the entire transportation network with line operation (railway, bus, cable car etc.) and without line operation (taxi, rented car with driver), school transport and extra services (waiting rooms, changing intersections...). Different public Transportation is regulated according to one single tariff system. The Transportation system is classified in inner city, outer city, trans regional, border crossing, and international services. The Province of BZ is responsible for planning, administration, programming, direction, coordinating, monitoring the service.
The supplementary liner services are services over predetermined routes with stops and authorized rates and addressed to all or to specific categories of users. These services are divided into:
a) experimental services that introduce technologically innovative transport systems, or in order to ascertain the potential demand;
b) night services;
c) on-call services to low demand areas with fixed stops, routes and flexible hours;
d) temporary services at events or special events;
e) the seasonal nature of tourist services for mobility needs;
f) An airport link services
The liner shipping services are distinguished according to the territorial in:
a) Urban and surrounding areas, characterized by short distances, high frequency or tight stops;
b) long distance service;
c) inter-regional services, which connect the province with one or more provinces or neighboring regions;
d) cross-border services, which connect the province with the territory of a neighboring state;
e) international services, which connect two or more states.
Municipalities are responsible for specific school transport, non-line operating businesses. Municipalities:
a) may set up public transport services, including school bus services, exclusive of municipal interest;
b) adopt regulations for obtaining a taxi license and authorization activity of chauffeur;
c) issuing the taxi license and authorization activity of chauffeur.
The transport agency STA is responsible for infrastructure, routes, vehicles, technical and administration tasks (tariffs, timetables, service network, advertising).
The provincial transportation plan regulates the infrastructure, catchment area and financing of the transportation for persons, it sets forth the quality standards of the service it stays in force for 10 years.
Service contracts have a duration period of 10 - 15 years. The Province regulates the payment. The contractor has to compile specific duties (bilingual, tariffs, quality of the service etc.), it is possible to assign a subcontractor who is obliged to follow the same service regulations.
Service contracts are granted according to the economic best offer, whereby local small and medium size companies are to be considered.
The timetables of the transportation service are valid every year. Where it is necessary supplementary private buses can be assigned to support the transportation service
The minimum service of transportation has to consider, commuters, school children, disabled persons, reducing traffic. A 3-year investment program is set up to implement this service.
For atypical line operating transport, the municipality is in charge.
The province is responsible for trans-regional transport as far as the majority part of the route is within the province.
Trans- national transportation has to be agreed between the Province and the relevant ministers of transport of the relevant states.
By the municipality established line operating transportation the Province contributes 70% of the net-costs, for supplementary transportation services, which have been assigned publically the Province can contribute up to 50% of the net-costs. The province can further grant contributions (100% for public and 70% for private legal persons) for investments (technological, infrastructure etc.) in this sector.
The Province is responsible for the rail way infrastructure within the territory. The Province has transmitted the governance of the rail way infrastructure for 30 years to the STA.
The Province has adopted an integrated, unified tariff system for public transport of persons. Cable cars can be integrated into the public transport system
Non line operating transportation (taxi, disabled transport, school transport) have to be regulated by the municipal regulation and have to be part of public submission procedures.
Transport customers have to be clearly informed and adequate information stands have to be implemented. A specific quality charter, including rights and duties of service provider and service user, is adopted.
The Provincial department for mobility is responsible for quality, supervision and monitoring of the service.
Centralised/decentralised decentralised
Governance model
Public services
Public-private partnership
Measures Provincial mobility plan/Investments program/Organization of the scheduled transport service/Loans and grants/public service not scheduled-taxi service and car rental with driver, school bus service/Relation with users/Penalties/ Monitoring, control and surveillance/
Type of finance
No sources available.
Sources of finance
Stakeholders' list
State/provincial/departmental Autonomous Province of BZ AG STA Libus KSM SAD SASA
Inter-communal Municipality local operators and transport companies
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