Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Neapolis-Sikies
84.741 inhabitants

Local contact

Maria Roidi
Str. Sarafi & M. Ioannou 1, 56625
++30 6974147982

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
10:00-13:00 Walk through the Municipality of Neapolis-Sikies
17:00-19:00 Walk and Connect. The Municipality of Neapoli-Sikies is consisted of 4 communities (Neapoli, Sikies, Pefka, Agios Pavlos). We would like to walk and discover new paths and routes which connect all the 4 communities on foot. We will be accompanied by experienced mechanics and architectures who will support us on mapping the route.
17 September
10:00-14:00 Walking and cleaning the forest of Seix-Sou with students
15:00-18:00 Open workshop on road safety
18 September
10:00-12:00 Walking through the Delasal forest with kids
17:00-21:00 Historical walking, visiting the ancient walls and the museums of the municipality
19 September
10:00-14:00 Walk and meet the monuments of the municipality. For students and kids.
20 September
10:00-13:00 The water path. Walking along the past river path of the municipality. For schools and kids
21 September
10:00-14:00 Car free day event in the municipality. Games and workshops with the support of the scouts
17:-00-21:00 Theatrical historical visit in one of the most popular monuments in the municipality the "Genti Koule". A group of volunteers and actors will play an act in the monument where the audience has to walk around and live the experience on foot.
22 September
10:00-14:00 Games with the scouts in the woods. Walk in the forest and create ecological nests from recycling materials
Parallel Yoga and zumba courses
14:00-17:00 pic nik in the woods
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:
Venizelou street in Neapoli
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:
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
Accessibilities
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • JRC Project on Social Biking