Participating towns and cities

Greece Κατερίνη (Katerini) , Greece

85.851 inhabitants
Γραφείο Τύπου & Δημοσίων Σχέσεων
Pantzali Panagiota
Πλατεία Δημαρχείου 1, Κατερίνη, 60133
(++30) 2351350436 & 6976364636
Κατερίνη (Katerini) already registered 8x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2002

Participation 2017

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Κατερίνη (Katerini) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2017, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
Since its establishment at 2010 Cycling Escape of Pieria participates in the European Mobility Week by visiting schools as well as the Traffic Education Park for Children - to put into practice the lessons learnt-, organizing sustainable mobility seminars and distributing information material to the citizens of Katerini.

However, our main focus as an association, not only in the framework of the European Mobility Week but also throughout the year, is cycling education. An interactive presentation of bicycle’s history and what it should be equipped with is to shown to students. In our visits, we always highlight the importance of light colored clothing, helmet and lights as well as the significance of following the road signs and regulations.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Κατερίνη (Katerini) implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

New or improved bicycle facilities
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Mobility management
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns

Car-free day Car-free day

Κατερίνη (Katerini) carries out a Car-Free Day 2017 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
This year, Podilatiki Apo-Drasi Pierias (Cycling Escape of Pieria), in cooperation with the Municipality of Katerini, organizes the celebration of the Car Free Day, on Sunday, September 17th, 2017, at Eleftherias Square, under the name “Life in the town of Katerini without a car”. For this day, special urban areas will be restricted in town, where traffic will be allowed only for pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Some of the activities specially organized for this day, will include: traffic education for children, painting on asphalt, kids’ crafts, games, music and kinetics, dance-sports shows