Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Eastern Samos
20.987 inhabitants

Local contact

Departure of Culture - Tourism & Sports
GRAMMATIKI TRITSINIOTOU
Municipality Square
Samos
++30 2273350141-2273350117

Participation 2021

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
MUNICIPALITY OF EASTERN SAMOS
16:30 MYTILENE VILLAGE
« GAMES...... WITHOUT BORDERS »
We start our Week, at the Gate of the Old Artillery Camp, in Mytilene Village, where the children of Chora and Mytilene with bicycles, skates or walking, will end up in the courtyard of the volunteer fire brigade , for the revival of traditional games, while at the same time a football show will take place for our little friends.
The children will say goodbye, to their classmates, who they had together unique experiences in the school that hosted them for a whole year.
**Closure of the main road of Mytilene from the Open Air Cinema to the Primary School 16:00- 17:30
17 September
MUNICIPALITY OF EASTERN SAMOS
18:00 Pythagorion Village
« SAFELY...... CIRCULATE »
Appointment at "Eirini Square" for a traffic education lesson.
After the lesson, our little friends will take their bikes and skates for a walk through the village with safety and rules.
*Traffic regulation by the Traffic Police
18 September
MUNICIPALITY OF EASTERN SAMOS
17:00 Pythagorion-Village
« SAFELY...... CIRCULATE
Meeting point for children and adults at the Gymnasium of Pythagorion for an educational walk to the Eupalinos Tunnel and return to the main road of Pythagorion for play and joy.
19 September
MUNICIPALITY OF EASTERN SAMOS
17:30 – 19:30 Samos Town
"LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL AND WITHOUT A CAR"
17:30 Appointment at "Prosfigika" area for a walk in the historic neighborhoods of our city.
18:00 At the coastal Themistoklis Sofouli Avenue (opposite Piraeus Bank) our little friends take their school bag and climbing their bikes and overcome all obstacles in order to reach their school.
The final stop is Themistokli Sofouli Square where any friends can come with their skateboard, their skates or roller skates for an endless spree.
*Closure of Themistokli Sofouli coastal road 17:00- 19:30


17:30 – 19:30 Samos
"LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL AND WITHOUT A CAR"

17:30 Appointment at Refugees for a walk in the historic neighborhoods of our city.
18:00 At the coastal Themistoklis Sofouli Avenue (opposite Piraeus Bank) our little friends take their saka and climb on their bikes and overcome all obstacles in order to reach their school.
The final stop is Themistokli Sofouli Square where any friends who want can come with the
skateboard, their skates or roller skates for an endless spree.

Closure of Themistokli Sofouli coastal road 17:00- 19:30
20 September
MUNICIPALITY OF EASTERN SAMOS
16:00-18:00 Kokkari Village
"WE GREEN THE.....BLACK "
16:00 Starting point for children and adults at the "Kakavoras Mill" for an educational walk in kamena, with the presence of a specialist and a finish at the windsurfing club for fun activities and demonstration of skills by Surfers & Κiters
21 September
MUNICIPALITY OF EASTERN SAMOS
16:00 Agios Konstantinos Village
"FAMILY ESCAPES"
The Communities of Agios Konstantinos- Vourliotes - Manolates, Ambelos & Stavrinides meet and join forces for a family walk in the area of "Aidonia", ending at the seaside of Agios Konstantinos where our little friends will meet the Olympic champion and coach of the National Track Cycling Team, Lambros Vasilopoulos, who will introduce the children to the secrets of cycling.
The evening will end with play and painting in the exterior area of the Primary School of Agios Konstantinos.
**Closure of Agiou Konstantinou coastal road 17:30-18:30
22 September
MUNICIPALITY OF EASTERN SAMOS
16:00 Samos Town
"LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL AND WITHOUT A CAR"
Presentation of the Seatrac system, in Malagari, to the members of the Association of Parents, Friends and Guardians with developmental delay "Melissa" & to the members of the Pansamian Association of People with Disabilities and Friends "Nikos Menegas" "IKAROS", by executives of the Directorate of Planning organization and informatics, the Directorate of Social Welfare & The Community Center of Samos.
17:00 Platanos area for a photographic walk, for adults, in the area of "Stynia" Vathi
"I had my dream... my bike and everything looked right....."
Start Pythagoras Square:
17:00 "Orthopetalies" Bike Ride for children
18:00 "Orthopetalies" Bike Ride for adults
In our company the Olympic champion and coach of the National Track Cycling Team, Lambros Vasilopoulos.
19:00 Football Tournament 3x3, at Themistoklis Sofouli Square, for children aged 9-11 and 12-14 years old.

*Closure of Themistokli Sofouli coastal road, 17:00- 19:30 and traffic regulation up to the upper malagari junction.
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:
- 16/09/2021 Mitilene Village**Closure of the main road of Mytilene from the Open Air Cinema to the Primary School 16:00- 17:30
- 17/09/2021 Pythagorion Village Traffic regulation by the Traffic Police-Main Road & Harbour
-19-09-2021 Samos Town
*Closure of Themistokli Sofouli coastal road 17:00- 19:30
-21-09-2021 Agios Konstantinos Village,
*Closure of Agiou Konstantinou coastal road 17:30-18:30
-22/09/2021 Samos Town
*Closure of Themistokli Sofouli coastal road, 17:00- 19:30 and traffic regulation up to the upper Malagari junction.
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
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
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)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
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 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
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
  • Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
  • Testing automated vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • 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:
  • European Week of Sport
  • Project EDWARD (European Day Without A Road Death)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)