Contact & Activities

Participating city

Municipality of Delphi
26.716 inhabitants

Local contact

Mayor's Office
Panagiotis Tagalis
Kehaghia Square, 33100 Amfissa, Greece
++30 2265350027

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Our week of activities for #mobilityweek includes:
On Saturday 16/09/2017 photography exibition, Sunday 17/09/2017 poetry night, Monday blood donation for the employees of the municipality ,Tuesday and Wednesday 19/09/2017 and 20/09/2017 respectively, an event will be organized with the participation of primary and secondary school students in Amfissa, as well as with the special school for disabled students that will provide information on the European Mobility Week and the benefits of sustainable mobility through the distribution of relevant material.
During the European Mobility Week measurements of air pollution will be carried out in the city of Amfissa using the I.ME.T. Mobile Research Area - Pedestrian and Pathways Research Unit and at the same time its exhibition in a central spot of the city from 18/09/2017 to 22/09/2017.
On Thursday, 21/09/2017, we will talk about the benefits of using the electric car & demonstration on Kehagia Square.
Set the day Friday September 22, 2017 as "Car-Free Day" by blocking the traffic of vehicles in the city's historic and commercial center.
Also, on Friday, 22/09/ 2017, the proposed pedestrian zones from the approved traffic study for the city of Amfissa will be implemented, a walking tour will be organized via the pedestrian routes in the city of Amfissa by the Mayor that will include some of the city's monuments, an information booth will be placed at the Towh Hall for the distribution of printed material on sustainable mobility and its importance.
The culmination of the events will be the "Car-Free Day" on 22 September 2017, where, among other things, we will present the "Plan for Sustainable Urban Development of Amfissaā€¯ in order to highlight our broader strategic planning and our vision for the creation of a Sustainable Municipality in accordance with the requirements of the European Union. The preparation of the business plan will enable us to claim the necessary funding for its implementation.
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:
The city's historic and commercial center.
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:
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Other: Exhibition of two electric cars and presentation to the public about the denefits of using the electric car
Mobility management
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places