Contact & Activities

Participating city

Eastern Samos
20.987 inhabitants

Local contact

Departure of Culture - Tourism & Sports
Municipality Square
++30 2273350141-2273350117

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Διοργάνωση ενημερωτικών εκδηλώσεων, Λευκής Νύχτας, ποδηλατοδρομιών, προβολών ταινιών για την κινητικότητα, κατάρτιση ερωτηματολογίου, εκδηλώσεις για παιδιά, ανάγνωση παραμυθιών τκλ.
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:
Ο Σχεδιασμός περιλαμβάνει κλέισιμο των κεντρικών δρόμων και στα τέσσερα αστικά κέντρα του νησιού σε ημέρες και ώρες που θα ανακοινωθούν όταν οριστικοποιηθούν.
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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)
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • 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