Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Agios Dimitrios
71.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Press & Communication Office
Areti Provata
Agiou Dimitriou 55, Agios Dimitrios
17343
Athens
Greece
++30 6945708919

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
1. Wheelchair Basket ball game between 2 professional teams.
2. Traditional neighborhood Greek games
3. Live music from "KRAMA band"
17 September
1. Seminars and sustainable mobility education to students in all city's schools
2. Interactive activities and games in the traffic education park of Agios Dimitrios
18 September
1. Seminars and sustainable mobility education to students in all city's schools
2. Interactive activities and games in the traffic education park of Agios Dimitrios
3. Half day confernce with professional speed racing driver "Iaveris" re: "Safe driving"
19 September
1. Seminars and sustainable mobility education to students in all city's schools
2. Interactive activities and games in the traffic education park of Agios Dimitrios
3. Safe driving lessons to kids in the traffic education park of Agios Dimitrios
20 September
1. Seminars and sustainable mobility education to students in all city's schools
2. Interactive activities and games in the traffic education park of Agios Dimitrios
3. Safe driving lessons to kids in the traffic education park of Agios Dimitrios
21 September
1. Seminars and sustainable mobility education to students in all city's schools
2. Interactive activities and games in the traffic education park of Agios Dimitrios
22 September
Car Free Day
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:
Pedestrianisation
  • 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)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • Project EDWARD (European Day Without A Road Death)
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)