Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Igoumenitsa
9.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Technical Services
CHRISTINA GOGOLOU
Souliou 3 - Igoumenitsa
++30 2665361236

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
11:00 - 13:00 Play games and sports ... in the city center
Feast for the beginning of the school year by the School of Primary Education Commitee of the Municipality of Igoumenitsa and the Sports Clubs of the city, on Gregoriou Lambraki pedestrian walkway.
12:00 - 14:00 The European Mobility Week in Igoumenitsa Information Kiosk at Grigoriou Lambraki pedestrian walkway.
18: 00 - 20:00 Workshop: Become a Masters at the Bicycle
Come with your bike and experienced technicians will teach you to set your bike up and set it right in the main playground by Parents Association of the 3rd Primary School of Igoumenitsa, ProBike Bicycle Shop.
20:00 - 23:00 Music on land and sea
A trip to Greek music from the band “Trio Tenoro” at the new pedestrian walkway - bike path next to the harbor.
17 September
17:30 - 19:30 Cycling ... in the Forest
Mountain biking lessons in a closed signposted route from "Active Cyclists", in the suburban forest of Igoumenitsa.
20:00 - 22:00 Evening Cycling Route
Together with Active Cyclists, we meet at the Town Hall Square and cross the city to Drepano and Makrygali. Participation of Igoumenitsa’s Consultative Station and the Open Therapeutic Community of KETHEA of Epirus.
18 September
10:00 - 12:00 Equal accessibility for all
The Center of Creative and Interactive Child Engagement "the Workshop" for disabled children visits the Archaeological Museum of Igoumenitsa.
10:00 - 12:00 "You do not need permission to save a life"
Visit of Elementary School pupils at the regional section of the Hellenic Red Cross Igoumenitsa and information on the prevention and avoidance of road accidents.
19:30 - 21:30 Cinema in the neighborhood
I ride with friends and go Cinema in Grekohori, by the Parents and Guardians Association of Grekohori Elementary School.
19 September
10:00 - 12:00 The Open Care Center for the elderly visits the Museum ...
The Open Care Center for the elderly of Igoumenitsa visits the Archaeological Museum of Igoumenitsa to watch the production of virtual reality by the Foundation of the Hellenic World “Agia Sofia: 1,500 Years of History”.

10:00 - 12:00 European Day without Death from Traffic Accidents
Accident Simulator for Students and Adults - Visit of the City Schools in the "Pantheon".
Department of Traffic Igoumenitsa, Directorates for Advanced Education & The Secondary Education of Thesprotia.
12:00 - 14:00 Information Kiosks from KETHEA and the Municipality of Igoumenitsa- Grigoriou Lambraki pedestrian walkway.
17:00 - 19:30 Walking through the forest and learning about it!
A small hiking trail with a little difficulty and an experiential information program for forest fire management.
Fire Department of Igoumenitsa, Hellenic Mountaineering Association of Igoumenitsa.
20 September
9:00 - 12:00 The third age meets the first age ....
Open Care Center for the elderly Perdika visits the city of Igoumenitsa, meets small students and they walk together on the coastal front of the city. (cancelled)
10:00 - 12:00 "You do not need permission to save a life"
Visit of Elementary School pupils at the regional section of the Hellenic Red Cross Igoumenitsa and information on the prevention and avoidance of road accidents.
19:00 - 20:00 "Zouba & Gymnastics for All"
Get fit beside the sea with the ACTIVE Fitness & Massage Center on the new pedestrian-cycle path behind the Pantheon.
19:30 - 21:30 Cinema in the neighborhoods (cancelled)
I ride with friends and go to Cinema in New Seleukia.
Cultural Association of Nea Seleukeia, Parents and Guardians Association of Nea Selefkeia Elementary School.
21 September
09:00 - 11:00 Walk in the city from Center of Creative and Interactive Child Engagement "the workshop" for disabled children
The Center of Creative and Interactive Child Engagement "the Workshop" for disabled children actively promotes sustainable mobility by walking in the city.
14:00 - 21:00 Free transfer for all with Urban Bus
I am moving to the city center, Nea Selefkia, Ladochori and Grekochori, free of charge with the bus services of KTEL Thesprotia.
18:00 - 20:00 Coastal Raceway ....
Children's Relay Race from the Athletic sports club PROTEAS Igoumenitsa in the new pedestrian-cycle path behind the Pantheon.
18:00 - 20:00 I learn chess at the "Pantheon" venue of the Igoumenitsa Chess Club (cancelled)
17:00 - 21:00 Vehicles in the socket!
In the coastal area of the city, we expose and test out vehicles outside the ordinary. We are informed about the use of Electric Vehicles by Toyota Poda in the Pantheon coastal area.
19:00 - 20:00 I'm moving in the city - I'm testing public transport - Dancing – Singing (cancelled)
An interactive educational fairy tale from the AVGO artistic workshop on the new pedestrian street - bike path to the harbor.
22 September
9:00 - 21:00 Free transfer for all with Urban Bus
I am moving to the city center, Nea Selefkia, Ladochori and Grekochori, free of charge with the bus services of KTEL Thesprotia.
12:00 - 14:00 Info Kiosks for SUMP, European Mobility Week, Interconnect, Recycling, Stray animals in Grigoriou Lambrakis pedestrian street.
16:00 - 18:00 Mix & Move: Bicycle - Walking Tour - Public Transport – Urban Sea Transport
I combine bicycle, walking, sea transport and city bus to move in my city. Meeting point across the central playground.
17:00 - 19:00 Let's Go Boating
Simulation of urban sea transport by Marco Polo Rental Boats. Meeting point the harbor.
17:00 - 18:00 The Philharmonic, a Guide to Sustainable Mobility
In cooperation with the KTEL of Thesprotia and the Philharmonic of Igoumenitsa, we are walking in the city on foot and the Public Transport.
18:00 - 19:00 Diathlon ... for young athletes
Young children run and ride along with the Olympic Academy of Igoumenitsa in the new pedestrian / bikeway behind “ Pantheon”.
19:00 - 20:00 Demonstration of karate for young and old from the Black Belt Shotokan Karate School in Platania, Igoumenitsa.
17:00 - 20:00 Vehicles in the socket!
In the coastal area of the city, we expose and test out vehicles outside the ordinary. We are informed about the use of Electric Vehicles by Volkswagen G. Kapsiochas SA in Platania Igoumenitsa.
17:00 - 20:00 Info Kiosks for SUMP, European Mobility Week, Interconnect, Recycling, Stray Animals in Platania Igoumenitsa.
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:
22/9/2018 From 08:00 to 15:00 Ethnikis Antistaseos street from Eurobank (Junction with 8th Dekembriou street) to the crossroads with Euagelistrias Street
22/9/2018 From 15:00 to 22:00Ethnikis Antistaseos street from Eurobank (Junction with 8th Dekembriou street) to the crossroads with Dagli Street
16/9/2018 From 08:00 to 15:00 Ethnikis Antistaseos street from Eurobank (Junction with 8th Dekembriou street) to the crossroads with Euagelistrias Street
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
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Mobility management
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • Project EDWARD (European Day Without A Road Death)
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)