Contact & Activities

Participating city

499 inhabitants

Local contact

Karavostamo, Ikaria, PC 83302
++30 6974185330

Participation 2021

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
17 September
8:30 p.m. Discussion at the central place of the village about upgrading the mobility in our region. Proposals for vehicle circulation in order to create car free zone in the center of the village. Proposals for the improvement of the inner pathways of the village and the 4 pathways connecting the village with the 2 beaches (Aris Potamos, Miliontas) and the 2 pathways connecting the village with the neighbouring village of Arethoussa. Proposal for creating a walking path across the river of the village.
19 September
10:30 am Walking the path karavostamo-Aris Potamos Beach, 700 meters. Discussing for improvements, safety and labeling the sites and plants encountered.
22 September
Sending a letter to the Maire about the mobility improvements which are needed in Karavostamo.
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:
19/9/2021, hours 7 pm to 11 pm: Closing the central road of the village and distributing information material to the drivers.
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:
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Launch of accessibility plans
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres