Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Nea Erithrea
16.000 inhabitants

Local contact

EFTHIMIOS BAKOGIANNIS
14, N PLASTIRA
14671 NEA ERYTHREA, ATHENS
++30 2108000222

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Exclusion the city centre from the cars.
Encouraging the use of bicycles in the locomotions with the supply of important number of bicycles. Re-establishment of pavements and dismantling of obstacles that prevents the movement of pedestrians. Creation of printed material for the promotion of sustainable mobility and the use of means the public transportation
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:
All the main roads outside the Town Hall, and the shopping area of the biggest square in Nea Erythrea
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
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas