Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Farkadona
13.396 inhabitants

Local contact

Strategic and Operational Planning
Konstantinos Asikis
Georgiou Gennimata 1, P.C. 42031, Farkadona
++30 2433350051, 52, 53

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Painting the bicycles of the inhabitants of our Municipality with "Life Paint", a varnish that is invisible in the daylight and flashing at night, saving the lives of cyclists. Furthermore, a night bike ride will be held.
17 September
Distribution of "Activity Trackers" and organizing the "Walking for Mobility" competition, ie an original landing movement contest between residents.
18 September
Α "Street Art Festival" will be held, a celebration of artistic creation that will include the artistic decoration of city equipment, with focus on mobility.
19 September
Exporting updates from Transportation Engineers on issues related to traffic education and sustainable mobility.
20 September
The "Young Acting Traffic Police Officers" event will be held, during which, school students will take the role of "Traffic Police Officers", issuing "simulated" traffic tickets to vehicles.
21 September
Organizing the "Young Acting Drivers" event, an experiential road workshop for students, with the collaboration of Driving Schools.
22 September
Preliminary - symbolic traffic ban on Karaiskaki Street in the framework of the "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.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Preliminary - symbolic traffic ban on Karaiskaki Street in the framework of the "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:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Other: Making of attractive urban equipment by improving it via Street Art
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)