From Savona to Genoa, a trip by rickshaw to ask for more cycle paths

From Savona to Genoa, a trip by rickshaw to ask for more cycle paths
From Savona to Genoa, a trip by rickshaw to ask for more cycle paths

Genoa. At the start, Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 June, I travel with you, the cycling event of solidarity, promoted byFiab Association in collaboration withGraziElla Association.

Not only to let a visually impaired person experience the emotions that are felt with a bicycle trip, but also to sensitize public administrations on the issue of inclusiveness and invite them to invest and complete the cycle paths already present in the area. These are the reasons why he will leave Savona on Saturday morning a rickshaw accompanied by bicycles that will travel along the cycle paths up to Genoa.

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The chosen itinerary is the coastal one between I’m going to Liguria e Genoa Boccadasse using all the paths and cycle lanes present, along a path that hopefully will soon become a safe and continuous cycle path thanks to the interventions planned for the Tyrrhenian cycle route.

“The cycle path from Genoa to Savona it is already largely existing ”- he declares Patrizia Vallarino (Fiab) – and it could be easily achieved with the commitment of the municipalities crossed. All the conditions are already in place to give Genoa – Savona also the value of support to those with a disability who want to access our beaches and this could give a very high and original quality to this part of the Tyrrhenian Sea “.

For this, along the way they will come met with several public administrators, to whom the message will be brought that inclusiveness is a resource, as well as a duty, for a region with a tourist vocation.

The program


Ore 8,45 meeting with Olivia Faccio e Monica Bruzzone of the Coop I go who will deliver Kit Heroes and Heroines, a project on disability promoted by them. The group will be joined by Franco Zunino President of the Arch of Savona. Two members of the association will be present and accompany the caravan for a short distance Genni Angels, users of the Jenny chair, designed by a Savonese by applying self-balancing technology.

Ore 9,30 about a short stop at the Scaletto (beach without architectural barriers) where the promoter of the association of volunteers will meet “the ScalettoSig. Ugo Cappello . The councilor for sport will also be present Municipality of Savona, Maurizio Scaramuzza.

Along this route, participants will be escorted by the municipal police equipped with e-bikes.

Ore 10,00 stop at the Torretta, symbol of the city of Savona, where accompanied by Maurizio Scaramuzza a photo will be taken together with Fabio Incorvaia present for an event that brings disabled children on jet skis.

Ore 10,30 stop at the Flaca beach in Albissola Mare with a large administrative group consisting of:

Mayor Gianluca Nasuti, Nicoletta Negro, Davide Battaglia, Elisa Tomaghelli and Roberto Bragantini and representatives of Albisola Superiore in the people of Carlo Rossi and Luca Ottonello together they will present intriguing projects for a new impulse to tourism in the Albisole. All in the precious presence of President of the Lilac Flag, Roberto Bazzano.

Ore 12 Celle Ligure continue with a meeting on the suggestive seafront of Celle at the Pietro Costa Civic Library with the participation of Mayor Caterina Mordeglia of the Councilor of Social Services Giorgio Siri.

Ore 13,30 Stop at the beach managed by Varazze Red Cross (border of Cogoleto) with service for the disabled, in the presence ofCouncilor for Social Services Maria Angela Calcagno.

Ore 14,00 I arrive in Cogoleto. Welcome by the Councilor for Volunteering Marina Bruzzone and Councilor for Social Services Giorgia Pisani. Transfer to the Sereno Hotel which offers shelter and rickshaw recharge.


Ore 8,45 reached by the shareholders Fiab Genoa the group begins the ride towards the east.

Ore 9,30 greeting fromArenzano Tourism Councilor, Davide Olivieri. Accompanied by the Municipal Police, also by bicycle, a stretch of the Aurelia will be traveled up to Genoa Vesima.

Ore 11,30 reached Genoa Pegli, meeting with theCouncilor for Commerce, Handicraft, Protection and Development of Valleys, Major Events, Historic Center Paola Bordilli e Martina Martini, cyclist on behalf of La Giraffa a Rotelle Association of Imperia.

All ore 13,45 I arrive in Boccadasse where will theCouncilor for Transport, Integrated Mobility, Environment, Waste, Animals, Energy and Ecological Transition Matteo Campora and theCouncilor for Commerce, Handicraft, Protection and Development of Valleys, Major Events, Paola Bordilli Historic Center.

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