Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Arta
25.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Cultural Development
Thanassis Arkoumanis
Ring Road and Afxentiou
++30 2681362115

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Lessons for children at the Municipal Traffic Education Park. Narrative contest for the pupils of the 5th and 6th grade. Photo contest with the citizens, based on the theme "Zero-emission mobility for all". Free technical inspection for bikes at the bike shops of the city. Onilne questonnaire for a friendlier city towards the bikers and pedestrians.
17 September
Lessons for children at the Municipal Traffic Education Park. Narrative contest for the pupils of the 5th and 6th grade. Photo contest with the citizens, based on the theme "Zero-emission mobility for all". Free technical inspection for bikes at the bike shops of the city. Onilne questonnaire for a friendlier city towards the bikers and pedestrians.
18 September
Lessons for children at the Municipal Traffic Education Park. Free parking and transportation with public buses from the main municipal parking spot to the city center. Narrative contest for the pupils of the 5th and 6th grade. Photo contest with the citizens, based on the theme "Zero-emission mobility for all". Free technical inspection for bikes at the bike shops of the city. Onilne questonnaire for a friendlier city towards the bikers and pedestrians.
19 September
Narrative contest for the pupils of the 5th and 6th grade. Photo contest with the citizens, based on the theme "Zero-emission mobility for all". Free technical inspection for bikes at the bike shops of the city. Onilne questonnaire for a friendlier city towards the bikers and pedestrians.
20 September
Narrative contest for the pupils of the 5th and 6th grade. Photo contest with the citizens, based on the theme "Zero-emission mobility for all". Onilne questonnaire for a friendlier city towards the bikers and pedestrians.
21 September
Lessons for children at the Municipal Traffic Education Park. Free parking and transportation with public buses from the main municipal parking spot to the city center. Narrative contest for the pupils of the 5th and 6th grade. Photo contest with the citizens, based on the theme "Zero-emission mobility for all". Free technical inspection for bikes at the bike shops of the city. Bike ride at the city's new bike road. Onilne questonnaire for a friendlier city towards the bikers and pedestrians.
22 September
Lessons for children at the Municipal Traffic Education Park. Free parking and transportation with public buses from the main municipal parking spot to the city center. Narrative contest for the pupils of the 5th and 6th grade. Photo contest with the citizens, based on the theme "Zero-emission mobility for all". Free technical inspection for bikes at the bike shops of the city. The city's three main roads become a pedestrian zone for an entire afternoon. Music bands will provide the pedestrians a relaxing atmosphere, while an exhibition of e-bikes will take place at the city's center. Onilne questonnaire for a friendlier city towards the bikers and pedestrians.
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:
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Enlargement of pavements