Participating towns and cities

GreeceTrikala, Greece

80.287 inhabitants
42100 ΤΡΙΚΑΛΑ Trikala
(++30) 2431351208- 2431351210
Trikala already registered 11x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013

Participation 2014

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Trikala organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2014, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
The Municipality of Trikala in cooperation with local organizations and schools of the city, organize environmental activities from Tuesday 16 to Monday 22 September 2014, about the topic.
Mayor’s and Deputy Mayors’ message for the European Mobility Week
Bike rides from the local communities of the municipality to the centre of the city and a Bike Ride in the centre of the city.
Prohibition of the traffic in the streets “Canouta and Othonos” from the edge of the road “Chatzigaki to Garivaldi” for two days (days without cars)
Painting on the road
Theater on the road
Movie on the road
Basketball match for disabled people
Revival of favorite street games (hopscotch, Keramidakia, apples.)
Painting of pedestrian crossings around schools
Creation of ramps for people with disabilities.
Exhibition of old bicycles
Seminar about bicycle repair
Skateboard show
Visits of pupils at the “Road Safety Park” during all the European Mobility Week
Free routes with the public transport.
We will give bikes as a prize.
Events with music, sweets, T-shirts with the slogan: «Our streets, our choice»

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Trikala 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)
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Create wheelchair ramps
Mobility management
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns

Car-free day Car-free day

Trikala carries out a Car-Free Day 2014 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:
Prohibition of the traffic in the streets “Canouta and Othonos” from the edge of the road “Chatzigaki to Garivaldi” for two days (days without cars)