Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Neapolis-Sikies
84.741 inhabitants

Local contact

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

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
09:00
3rd Secondary School of Sykies
Walk and acquaintance with the historical fountains of our city. In collaboration with the environmental education office of western Thessaloniki, the association "Friends of Nature" and the sustainability tuition center of the municipality of Neapolis-Sykies

• 09:00 -10: 30
4th Primary School of Sykies
We learn the sport of cycling through the eyes of a champion. With the cooperation of the association of cycling associations of Macedonia-Thrace.

• 18:00 Sketch Lessons
Sustainable mobility through sketch lessons by D. Nikolaidis, at KDAP MEA of the Public Benefit Services Company (KEYNS) in the municipal unit of Sykies

• 19:30 Sketch Lessons
Sustainable mobility through sketch lessons at KDAP MEA of the Public Benefit Services Company (KYNS) in the municipal unit of Neapolis

• Cultural center of Sykies
Exhibition with recyclable materials at the cultural center of Sykies, by the artist George Kosmidis and the Art Association "Morphogenesis". Exhibition duration 16 to 22/9.
17 September
09:00 -11: 00
10th and 8th Primary School of Neapolis
We ride the bike safely. In collaboration with thess bike and the NGO Nature Outdoor Exercise.

• 09: 00-11: 00
2nd Primary School of Neapolis
We learn the sport of cycling through the eyes of a champion, with the cooperation of the association of cycling clubs of Macedonia-Thrace.

• 18:00
Municipal forest of Sykies
Sports activities for the young people with disabilites in the forest.

• 18:00 Cultural center of Sykies
"Karagiozis in a modern city". Shadow theater with Agapios Agapiou for the students of the KDAP departments. Public Service Company (KEYNS).
18 September
09: 00-12: 00
Seix-Sou forest.
Walk in the forest and historical highlight of its creation. High schools of Pefka will participate. In collaboration with the environmental education office of western Thessaloniki, the association "Friends of Nature" and the sustainability tuition center of the municipality of Neapolis-Sykies

• 10.00 Thessaloniki Sea front
Cycling with KDAP MEA of the municipality of Neapolis-Sykies in collaboration with thess bike.


• 18.00 Cultural center of Sykies
I imagine my city, without cars and pollution. We create works of art with the students of the KDAP departments of the Public Benefit Services Company (KEYNS).

• Musical tribute by KDAP students for a beautiful city

• Music Conservatory of Neapolis
Musical tribute by KDAP students for a beautiful city
19 September
10: 00-12: 00 Municipal forest of Sykies
Forest care and first aid courses with the help of EDOMAK. Update and distribute brochures on pet care and the NO KAKA program.

Sports activities with the 4th Sykies Scout System.

• 18: 00-19: 00 Intersection of Eptapyrgio - Riga Fereou
I clean the traffic lights and the street signs of the Traffic Police in Sykies with the help of EDOMAK.

• 17.30 Municipal forest of Sykies
There is nature in the city as well. Children and parents play and learn about nature and the environment, in collaboration with the Ergani Center, CoinSep, Eco-routes and Spira Gi.
20 September
09: 00-11: 00 Municipal grove of Sykea
Forest care and first aid courses with the help of EDOMAK.
Sports activities with the 6th Scout System of Naples

• 11: 00-12: 00 Municipal grove of Sykea
Bicycle ride with the cooperation of the association of cycling associations of Macedonia-Thrace.

• 18: 00-19: 00 Municipal Unit of Neapolis - Papandreou Avenue
I clean the traffic lights and the plates of the Traffic Police in D.E. Neapolis - Papandreou Avenue with the help of EDOMAK.

• 18:00 Heptapyrgio
Historic walk outside the walls with the dance group of the Municipality of Neapolis-Sikies. Max 15 people. Masks required
21 September
10:00 Nanotechnology Laboratory of AUTh
Teleconference between the nanotechnology laboratory of AUTh, the Association of Companies HOPE-A and the high technology company Organic Electronic Technologies (OET) with students of the Experimental High School of the University of Macedonia. Application of innovative technologies in the field of nanotechnology, in smart cities and green movement.

• 11.00 Sykies City Hall
Presentation and promotion of the smart energy autonomous bus stop and distribution of information material, by the high-tech company Organic Electronic Technologies (OET).

• 11:00 4th Primary School of Sykies
We create our own botanical garden with the parents' association
of the 4th primary school and 9th kindergarten of Sykies.

• 18.00 Thessaloniki Sea front
Cycling with young people with disabilites by promoting social inclusion. Action with the support of the association of Friends of People with Disabilities in collaboration with thess bike and the NGO Nature Outdoor Exercise.


• 18:00 Second Chance School of Neapolis
Wheelchair basketball tournoua by the team Alexander the Great
22 September
11:00 Open Theater of Neapolis-Sikies
Active information of citizens for sustainable mobility in the framework of the European project PE4Trans by the Research System of Transmission Systems of AUTh.


• 09: 00-11: 00 Agios Pavlos Municipal Unit
Car-free day - Symbolic close of a street
Artistic and sport activities by students of the 2nd primary school of D.E. Agios Pavlos in the area of ​​Evangelistria.

• 18.00 Second Chance School
Demonstration of electric car, electric bicycle and skate to school students.
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
  • Other: • Purchase of 3 electric cars for Municipal Services • Purchase of 17 diesel cars for Municipal Services • Purchase of 4 special diesel cars for the Municipal Civil Protection Services • Reconst
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
  • Other: • Pavements, sidewalks, distinctions, colored and electric lighting with led lamps • Functional sidewalks and Pedestrian streets in the Municipality • Construction of bioclimatic yard and renova
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Testing automated vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)