According to EIB website, the project comprises an urban framework loan (FL) to be implemented in the city of Florence of which the main components are:
i) rehabilitation and upgrading of public buildings including the implementation of energy efficiency and renewable energy measures in schools, sports and cultural facilities, cultural heritage buildings
ii) urban infrastructure including the rehabilitation of urban roads, green areas, public squares, energy efficient public lighting
iii) implementation of information and communication technology (ICT) contributing to Smart City development
iv) sustainable mobility schemes including trams, buses, pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure.
The project will contribute to sustainable growth by supporting the implementation of the city of Florence's development strategy. This should foster economic development, taking into consideration changes in demographic and economic conditions as well as improving mobility within the city, improving its attractiveness to investors and tourism. In addition, the technical designs are expected to incorporate resistance standards for structures, helping to make the city more resilience to earthquakes.
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