Participating towns and cities

Cyprus Larnaka (Λάρνακα) , Cyprus

Population:
65.000 inhabitants
Department:
Mayor
Contact:
Andreas Vyras
Larnaka Municipality, P.O.Box 40045
6300 Larnaka Larnaka
(++357) 24653333
Larnaka (Λάρνακα) already registered 12x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2003

Participation 2013

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Larnaka (Λάρνακα) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2013, taking into account the annual theme.

The week's festivities and presentation of permanent measures have been carefully selected and planned to be relative with this year's theme: clean air, large participation of groups and individuals (it's our move) and several streets given back to the people!

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Larnaka (Λάρνακα) implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

New or improved bicycle facilities
Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
365 days of Bicycle!
Pedestrianisation
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Create park and ride stations
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Special building permit regulations
Accessibilities
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
Adoption of workplace travel plans
Adoption of school travel plans
Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas

Car-free day Car-free day

Larnaka (Λάρνακα) carries out a Car-Free Day 2013 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Several streets will be closed during the week of festivities, especially heavy traffic streets in teh city center.