Contact & Activities

Participating city

13.396 inhabitants

Local contact

Strategic and Operational Planning
Konstantinos Asikis
Georgiou Gennimata 1, P.C. 42031, Farkadona
++30 2433350051, 52, 53

Participation 2021

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Launching of the Week: the Farkadona's "Zero Cost" Mobility Week. Dissemination through Social Media.
17 September
Desicion Makers' Learning: activity trackers installation in the Politicians' and Municipal Employees smart devices.
18 September
Leveraging EU programmes & initiatives, physical meeting with international partners, Erasmus+ project "Integrural": discussion about Rural Mobility, focusing on Connectivity: Monuments, Sites, Productive Activities, Tourism, Markets.
19 September
Villages connectivity via biking: Farkadona - Grizano bike tour.
20 September
Leveraging EU programmes & initiatives, virtual meeting with Local Action Group , URBACT III project "Healthy Cities": Small scale action planning, Health Impact Assesment, Integrated Action Plan: Mobility for Health.
21 September
Leveraging EU programmes & initiatives, physical meeting with international partners, Erasmus+ project "Learning Villages": international & local discussion: Villages participating to the European Mobility Week.
22 September
Car-free day, closing of the central street of Farkadona, the commercial core of the municipality (Georgiou Gennimata str.)
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:
The central street of Farkadona, the commercial core of the municipality: Georgiou Gennimata str.
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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • 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 the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric 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
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)