Contact & Activities

Participating city

Larnaka ()
65.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Andreas Vyras
Larnaka Municipality, P.O.Box 40045
6300 Larnaka
++357 24653333

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
16 Sept, House of letters and arts, 11 am.: Press conference. Citizen awards.
17 Sept, St. John Square, 5 am - 2 pm: Flea market.
18 Sept, Point Coffee Shop, Hermes Square, 6 pm: Presentation of Eco-Polis Board Game.
19 Sept, House of letters and arts, 7:30 pm: Means of Transport in Larnaka
21 Sept, Hermes Square, 8:30 pm: Open air Cinema "Bikes Vs Cars"
22 Sept, St. John Square, 8 pm: Open air theater "The good, the bad and the worst!"
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.
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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials