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80.287 inhabitants

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Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
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»
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:
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)
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)
  • 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