Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Ioanina
112.000 inhabitants

Local contact

MAYOR'S OFFICE
STEFANOS ZERVAS
PL. A PAPANDREOU 5
45221 IOANNINA
++30 26513 61227

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- Road Closure - within the city center
- Cycling
- Lake Run (around the perimeter of the Lake)
- Educational activities
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:
It icludes the following streets :
- Michael Aggelou, Vlaxlidi, Poutetsi, Gr. Sakka, Zygomali,Melanidi,
- Markou Mpotsari, Moulaimidou, Padopoulou, Papazoglou , Aravantinou Kaplani,Koleti, Lord Byron, Kalari
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
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains