|Mayor of Bari|
|Assumed office |
23 June 2014
|Preceded by||Michele Emiliano|
|Member of the Chamber of Deputies|
14 March 2013 – 9 July 2014
|Born||17 July 1970|
|Political party||Democratic Party|
In 2004 he was hired by mayor of Bari Michele Emiliano as Councilor for mobility and traffic, distinguishing himself for his environmentalism: Decaro has contributed to the implementation of initiatives and infrastructures that have marked the change in the mobility and traffic policies in Bari. His goal was to empty the city center from cars and re-qualify the spaces and lifestyle of citizens and commuters.
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