Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Ρέθυμνο ()
62.886 inhabitants

Local contact

Προγραμματισμού και Ανάπτυξης
Νικόλαος Βώβος
Λ. Κουντουριώτη 80
++30 2831040024

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
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.
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:
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
Mobility management
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)