Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Nicosia
330.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Christina Christodoulou
Eleftheria Square,
P.O Box 21015,
1500
Nicosia
Cyprus
+357 22797453

Participation 2021

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
17 September
PUBLISH AN ANNOUNCEMENT IN NICOSIA'S MUNICIPALITY WEBSITE FOR EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK BY CALLING PEOPLE TO USE ALTERNATIVE MOBILITY MEANS OF TRANSPORT (E.G. WALKING , BICYCLE) AND "MOVE SUSTAINABLY AND STAY HEALTHY"
www.nicosia.org.cy/el-GR/news/announcements/2021/15171/
18 September
VIDEO DEVELOPMENT THAT PRESENTS SEVERAL SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY PROJECTS OF NICOSIA MUNICIPALITY FOR PROMOTING THE IDEA OF SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY (E.G. RECONSTRUCTION OF COMMERCIAL TRIANGLE, KYRIAKOY MATSI AVENUE, NEW PEDESTRIAN AREAS- e.g. ELEFTHERIAS SQUARE, "KWSTAKI PANTELIDI" ETC., IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW CYCLE LANES FOR CONNECTING NICOSIA'S UNIVERSITIES, REGENERATION OF MULTIPLE ROADS ΒΥ MAKING THEM ACCECIBLE FOR ALL etc. (see the link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_X1yNI1qZY)
19 September
ELEFTHERIAS SQUARE PROJECT PUBLISHMENT IN SOCIAL MEDIA BY PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY IN CITY CENTER
21 September
PUBLISH OF REGNERATED ROADS IN OLD CITY, IN SOCIAL MEDIA
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)
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • 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
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
  • Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • European Week of Sport
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)