Contact & Activities

Participating city

72.480 inhabitants

Local contact

Total Quality Management Office
Maria Chantzou
Vas. Sofias 9
++30 2132038333

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Mayor's video preparing citizens for the european mobility week.
Press conference for the mobilityweek actions
Targeted activity through social media
E-mobility Cars VW
E-bicycle BMW Bicycle Competition
(A bike will be given as present)
Bicycle ride
Nordic Walking
A new figure is born: Dr.Bicycle Environmental Theatrical Play, Painting the Environment
Traditional Dances
Moving differently A space trip Acrobatic Gymnastics
National Cheerleading Team
European Mobility Week balloons
Electric bicycle trial event.
Presentation of the new bicycle regulations through the use of leaflets
Questionnaire distribution about the use of bicycle
Promotion products with the mobilityweek logo
A night for mobility, special Guests speaking about electromobility, bicycle,body geometry and bicycle, bike accidents.
One of our Schools is performing a theatrical act about Eco Mobility
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 network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Other: Staff electric bicycle, New Skate Park
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
  • Other: New school road crossings (the butterfly game), new school safety crossing guards, new greenroofs
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
  • Other: Development of a new GIS (Geospatial and Transfer Information Web Portal System) map including all the public transport services and circulation in Maroussi, special bus route for students
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Other: ecological refuse and waste vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
  • Other: euro6 vehicles for reducing air pollution, cost and energy reduction, better waste management via distance reduction through the use of a central waste management hub
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas