Participating towns and cities

CyprusAgios Athanasios, Cyprus

15.000 inhabitants
Citizen Office Department
Michalis Modestou
42, Stavraetou tou Machera Str.
4104 Agios Athanasios, Limassol, Cyprus
(++357) 25864116
Agios Athanasios already registered 2x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2014 2013

Participation 2013

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Agios Athanasios organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2013, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.

implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport. Where possible, at least one of these measures should be a permanent reallocation of road space in favour of walking, cycling or public transport (e.g. road closure, wider pavement, new cycle or bus lane, new traffic calming scheme, lower speed limit).

Organising the «In Town Without My Car!» event, i.e. setting aside one or several areas that are reserved solely for pedestrians, cyclists and public transport for at least one whole day (from at least 1 hour before to 1 hour after normal working hours). «In Town Without My Car!» event should preferably be held on 22 September.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Agios Athanasios 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)
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
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Reduction of outside parking zones
Create park and ride stations
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Elaboration of new residential areas
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Removal of architectonic barriers
Launch of accessibility plans
Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
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
Permanent access restriction to city centres
Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
Create systems for buses and walking trains
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

Agios Athanasios 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:
Area around the central square of the Municipality. Free transportation from the municipality to Limassol or other destinations with buses on the 21/9/2013.