Contact & Activities

Participating city

Βέροια ()
60.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Δ/ΝΣΗ Προγραμματισμού
Αφροδίτη Καλαϊτζή
Μητροπόλεως 55
Βέροια 59132
++30 2331350594

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
19 September
lessons of traffic education at the yard of the school of Agios Georgios with the help of the traffic control police
22 September
Blocking car traffic from two central roads and the main park of the city all morning .
Presentations of schools that have participated in environmental programs .
Updates about alternative means of transport in the city from companies
Traffic educational lessons from the traffic control police
lessons for road cycling behavior from certified experts
15 km cycling for children and adults , participation gifts will be given.
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 area that will be closed to traffic during car free day is Elias road from Mitropoleos and Venizelou street to the park of Elia.
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
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)