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 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Location: Asyrmatos Park
Lessons - Seminars about traffic education, with experiential methods, projections and games
Historical overview of bicycle (photos, songs, poems, literary texts)
Roboleague Eco: constuction of ecological vehicle through robotics
Location: Traffic Education Park
Children's visits to traffic educational park, safe bicycle rides, learning and complying with Highway Code, correct pedestrian and driver behaviour
Walking and cycling on Agios Vasileios Square, drawing pictures and playing old-school street games
Shadow play about safe skating
17 September
Location: Asyrmatos Park
Lessons - Seminars about traffic education, with experiential methods, projections and games
Historical overview of bicycle (photos, songs, poems, literary texts)
Roboleague Eco: constuction of ecological vehicle through robotics
Location: Traffic Education Park
Children's visits to traffic educational park, safe bicycle rides, learning and complying with Highway Code, correct pedestrian and driver behaviour
Walking and cycling on Vamvakari pedestrian area, drawing pictures and playing old-school street games
Shadow play about safe cycling
18 September
Location: Asyrmatos Park
Lessons - Seminars about traffic education, with experiential methods, projections and games
Historical overview of bicycle (photos, songs, poems, literary texts)
Roboleague Eco: constuction of ecological vehicle through robotics
Location: Traffic Education Park
Children's visits to traffic educational park, safe bicycle rides, learning and complying with Highway Code, correct pedestrian and driver behaviour
Walking and cycling on Asyrmatos Park, drawing pictures and playing old-school street games
Shadow play about Highway Code
For Adults:
Information and discusssion about Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan, ideas and suggestions about bicycle road network in Agios Dimitrios
Projection of the awarded in Drama Film Festival short film "The Fourth Wall" (Special Award "Environment & Climate Change"
19 September
Location: Asyrmatos Park
Lessons - Seminars about traffic education, with experiential methods, projections and games
Historical overview of bicycle (photos, songs, poems, literary texts)
Roboleague Eco: constuction of ecological vehicle through robotics
Location: Traffic Education Park
Children's visits to traffic educational park, safe bicycle rides, learning and complying with Highway Code, correct pedestrian and driver behaviour
Actions concerning people with special needs and the unobstracted circulation of wheelchairs with the support of associations, schools and traffic police
Marking blue parking spaces for people with special needs only all around city
Walking and cycling on Aris Velouhiotis Square, drawing pictures, playing street games, doing bicycle tricks and fixing bikes
Boccia match - demostration at the 2nd High school of Agios Dimitrios. Boccia is a sport in which heavily handicapped people participate
Projection of the film "The yellow bicycle" directed by D. Stavrakas at Aris Velouhiotis Square
20 September
Location: Asyrmatos Park
Lessons - Seminars about traffic education, with experiential methods, projections and games
Historical overview of bicycle (photos, songs, poems, literary texts)
Roboleague Eco: constuction of ecological vehicle through robotics
Location: Traffic Education Park
Children's visits to traffic educational park, safe bicycle rides, learning and complying with Highway Code, correct pedestrian and driver behaviour
Actions concerning people with special needs and the unobstracted circulation of wheelchairs with the support of associations, schools and traffic police
Marking blue parking spaces for people with special needs only all around city
Rich programme with games and innovative artistic happenings for children in Iroou Square
Shadow play about pedestrians
21 September
Shopping safely at Agiou Dimitriou Street: a driver, a pedestrian, a person with special needs and a mother with a stroller begin from Kalogiron Square in order to go for shopping at Agiou Dimitriou Street. Their route will be timed and filmed.
22 September
Car Free Day
Temporary ban of cars' circulation at Agiou Dimitriou Street
Special basketball game with the participation of people with special needs
Playing games, drawing pictures, bicycle runs, costructing vehicles and dolls, photo exhibition, music events and many surprises for children (magicians, jugglers, facepaintings, balloon constructions, blowing bubbles)
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:
Part of Agiou Dimitriou Street. Specifically from the junction with L. Akrita Street to the junction with Karababa 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)
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)