Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Kilkis
30.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Separate programming and organization department of Kilkis Munic
Eleftheria Spanou
G. Kapeta 17
61100 Kilkis
++30 2341352151

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
A GUIDED TOUR IN THE HISTORIC CENTRE OF THE CITY FOR PEDESTRIANS AND CYCLISTS TO ACCOMBANY THE TOUR.
ALSO, INFORMATION ABOUT A SELFIE CONTEST SHOWING A VARIETY OF MOVING WAYS IN THE CITY WILL GAIN A PRIZE!!
17 September
THIRD PUBLIC CONSULTATION ABOUT OUR SUMP WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE MUNICIPALTITY AND WILL BE OPEN FOR INFORMATION AND DISCUSSION
18 September
TWO SHORT SPEACHES ABOUT THE ADVANTAGES OF PHYSICAL EXERCISES, ESPECIALLY WARKING AND CYCLING, BY TWO EXPERTS SUCH AS RED CROSS AND LOCAL DOCTORS. THEN A DEMOSTRATION BY TWO LOCAL ATHLETIC ORGANIZATIONS ABOUT EXERCING BEFORE STARTING TO RUN OR WALK OR CYCLING.
19 September
"I CYCLE AND WALK IN THE CITY THAT I LOVE!!" LESSONS ABOUT TRAFFIC EDUCATION BY THE ENVIROMENTAL CENTRE OF KILKIS TO STUDENTS FROM PRIMARY SCHOOL AND THE POLICE.
PLAYING OLD FASHIONED GAMES IN THE MOST POPULAR SQUARE OF THE CITY, PLATEIA EIRINIS, BY THE LOCAL SCOUTS AND A LOCAL ORGANIZATION FOR ATHLETICS.
20 September
READING STORIES TO YOUNG CHILDREN ABOUT HOW TO CYCLE SAFE IN THE CITY. ALSO, MAKING A SMALL SQUARE OF OUR CITY BEAUTIFUL BY HAVING CHILDREN DESING IT AND GIVING IT ΤΟ THE MUNICIPALITY FOR IMPLEMENTATION.
21 September
DEMOSTRATION OF BICYCLE EQUIPMENT BY A LOCAL SHOP TOGETHER WITH A SHORT SPEECH ABOUT HOW TO CYCLE SAFE IN THE CITY.
THREE SMALL COURTS FOR PLAYING VOLLEY BALL WILL CALL YOUNG PEOPLE TO JOIN GROUPS AND PLAY TOGETHER.
A SHORT QUESTIONAIRE ABOUT HOW PEOPLE WOULD LIKE TO MOVE IN THEIR CITY, KILKIS WILL TAKE PLACE .
IN THE END OF THIS DAY, MUSIC MAKE BY THE LOCAL BAND OF KILKIS, WILL FINISH AND REMIND PEOPLE FOR THE FOLLOWING DAY.
22 September
LEARN ABOUT HOW TO USE THE BLUE GARBAGE BIN BY OUR MUNICIPALTY.
A PAINTING CONTEST FROM PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN WITH THE THEME OF "CYCLE AND WALK IN THE CITY THAT I LOVE". DECLARATION OF PARTICIPATIONIN THE EVENING RUN IN A 4 KILOMETRES RUN AND CYCLE AROUNT THE CITY OF KILKIS. A PRIZE TO THE BIGGEST SIZE OF GROUP CYCLISTS! DURING THIS DAY WE ALL WEAR THE MOTO OF THE WEEK- I COMBINE AND I MOVE!
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:
Plateia Ereinis, 21rst Iouniou, Diogenous, Perikleous, Ieros Naos Panagias, krini Salats, Austroelliniki Kapnapothiki, Trifonos, Plateia Dimarxeiou, 21rst Iouniou, Outskouni, Arxaiologikkou Moiseiou, Mitropoloes, Polyanio Odeio, Agiou Georgiou, Benizelou, Didimew Kapanpothikes, Kampanis, Plateia Eireinis
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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
Mobility management
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)