Sustainable mobility for urban regeneration

NRRP, sustainability certifications in Albisola

  • Ilenia Spadaro Department of Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Genoa
  • Chiara Rotelli Building-Architect Engineer, Savona
  • Pietro Adinolfi R2M Solution, Pavia
Keywords: Mobility, Regeneration, Participation, Sustainability, Certification


The choice of the mobility system is very topical today because it determines how the territories will develop in the years to come, which infrastructures will have to be built and which lifestyles will take shape in the cities of the future. The research presented in the paper starts from the study of sustainable mobility and the analysis of virtuous cases. From this study, a methodological approach was defined which identifies the main phases to follow and the aspects to pay attention in order to achieve a sustainable regeneration of the territory starting from the proposition of sustainable mobility projects. This approach also proposes a method and instrument for assessing the level of sustainability in line with the principle “Do No Significant Harm” presented in the National Recovery and Resilience Plan. The priorities aspect introduced concerns the integration of the quadruple helix concept, for a multi-stakeholder governance and sustainable regeneration. The illustrated research involves in fact four actors: it starts from a call for proposals carried out within the Genoa University, promoted by the Municipality of Albisola Superiore, in Liguria region, and sees the collaboration of the R2M Solution company and citizens. 


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Author Biographies

Ilenia Spadaro, Department of Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Genoa

Engineer, PhD and Assistant Professor in town planning; she carries out scientific activities at Polytechnic School, University of Genoa, where she is a teacher in courses on Territorial Planning. Her researches are focused on urban regeneration, natural risks, requalification of historical-cultural heritage, environmental sustainability themes: waste, tourism, mobility and transport, energy. Author of several publications and speaker at International and National conferences.  

Chiara Rotelli, Building-Architect Engineer, Savona

Freelance and graduated in master Architecture and Building Engineering. Pupil of IANUA High School of the University of Genoa. Her Master’s thesis focused on the principles of sustainability and sustainable mobility in relation to the National Recovery and Resilience Plan and the certification of sustainability of the urban regeneration project. 

Pietro Adinolfi, R2M Solution, Pavia

Engineer at R2M Solution, specialized in Sustainable Building and Infrastructures at Fratelli Pesenti School, Polytechnic of Milan. His work focuses both on rating systems for green buildings such as Envision, LEED and BREEAM and on the development of ESG issues in real estate. He is ENV SP and LEED GA certified and has lectured on sustainability issues in buildings at the Fratelli Pesenti School. 


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How to Cite
SpadaroI., RotelliC., & AdinolfiP. (2023). Sustainable mobility for urban regeneration. TeMA - Journal of Land Use, Mobility and Environment, 16(2), 255-277.