The redevelopment area is located near Bologna Centrale railway station at the Bologna-Ravone goods yard. This former railway exchange hub will be converted for urban use. Covering 340,000 m², it is suitable for the construction of 135,000 m² of gross internal floor space, including 94,500 m² for residential use and 40,500 m² for retail and office buildings. The area is situated between Via C. Cesarini, Via del Chiù and the railway yard tracks. The redevelopment plan involve the creation of a linear park running alongside the railway yard as far as the River Reno. It also includes bicycle and pedestrian tracks within the new village to be linked to the 8 km bicycle ring road, which gives cyclists access to the city centre from the suburbs. The development has been adopted by the Municipality in the new planning (POC) approved in march 2016.