Contact & Activities

Participating city

Lemesos ()
101.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Maria Antoniou
23 Arch. Kyprianos str
++357 25884361

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
1. During the Week: Organisation of seminars and presentations on urban air quality and transport
2. In Town Without My Car - Saturday 20th September
Cycling tour around the city centre
The city´s main shopping road will restricted as a car free area
Evening events including a childrens´play with an environmental theme, singing, painting, distribution of information material on air pollution, transport and energy, clean vehicles exhibition, and an exhibition of alternative energy sources.
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
The city´s main shopping street
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places