Participating towns and cities

CyprusAradippou, Cyprus

25.000 inhabitants
EU Affairs
George Arapoglou
Stadiou 8
7103 Aradippou
Aradippou already registered 4x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2023 2022 2010 2009

Participation 2022

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Aradippou organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2022, taking into account the annual theme.

16 September
Action 1
Bike to work-_The mayor, the council members and all employees, are going to use their bikes to reach the City Hall.

Action 2
8:00-12:00 The parking area will be transformed into a children's playground themed around cycling. In collaboration with the Traffic and Police Department of Aradippou, Fifth and Sixth grade Primary School children have the right to participate, always accompanied by school officials. The courses are booked every 20 participants per 25 minutes.
17 September
Action 3
9:00-12:00 GET TO KNOW PUBLIC TRANSPORT – In collaboration with Cyprus Public Transport, citizens will have the opportunity to get to know the services provided, the itineraries, the innovations offered by the brand new bus fleet, as well as benefit from free routes within the framework of the European Mobility Week. See more information about Cyprus Public Transport here:
18 September
Action 4
8:00 CYCLING – An action in which experienced cyclists from 18 years and above can participate. A route of approximately 16 kilometers, which will connect Trulli and Kelia with Aradippou and count kilometers for "Better Connections". Learn details and how you can participate here: BICYCLE

Action 5
9:00 WALKING – A course of approximately 6 kilometers that starts from the new park next to Lazos in Viomichaniki of the Municipality of Aradippou and ends at Archiepiscopo Makariou III. Learn details and how you can participate here: WALK

Action 6
8:00-21:00 CAR FREE DAY– Archiepiskopou Makariou III will remain closed to cars throughout the day, but open to citizens. Exhibitions and special events during the day

10:00-11:00 AWARDS – Archbishop Makariou III will welcome the participants in the BIKE & WALK actions, where the awards will be given to the participants.

Action 7
11:00-13:00 TEST DRIVE – Electric cars will be available to citizens. Details on the action soon.

Action 8
18:00-19:00 KIDS RACE – Bicycle races for children aged 3-6 years, 7-9 years and 10-12 years will be held along Archiepiskopou Makarios III. Learn details and how you can participate here: KIDS
19 September
Action 9
10:00-10:30 PROGONISTO - In this specific action we will have the honor and pleasure of hosting distinguished athletes of the National Cycling Team with international successes to talk to the students about cycling. This event will be hosted at Aradippou High School "Tassos Mitsopoulos"
20 September
Action 10
ALL DAY ACTION INFORM by CITIZENS – Groups of citizens will participate in an information campaign throughout the geographical area of ​​the Municipality of Aradippos with material that will be attached to all vehicles parked illegally and/or obstructing the passage of pedestrians, cyclists and PWDs.
21 September
11:00-12:00 I TALK TO A LEGEND – Christos Volikakis will be invited to an interview with participants from all schools, as well as those who wish to ask their questions to the cycling legend from Greece. Christos Volikakis is the first Greek to win a gold medal in a World Championship. He has won 4 medals in World championships, 9 medals in European championships and several medals in World cups. He won 2 gold medals at the European Olympic Games in Minsk 2019, as well as flag bearer at the closing ceremony of the games. Bronze Medal at the 2019 World Cup in St. Petersburg. He has been crowned World Cup Winner in the years 2019-2020 2018-2019, 2011-2012 while in 2014-2015 & 2016-2017 he was in second place. He has participated 4 times in Olympic Games: in Beijing in 2008, in London in 2012, in Rio in 2016 and in TOKYO in 2021. He has won over 90 gold medals in Panhellenic Championships, holds 11 national records and is in 1st place of the World ranking in the scratch event, in 1st place in the omnium event and in 3rd place in the points race event. You can participate by sending your email to
22 September
Action 12
17:00-21:00 INFORMATION VILLAGE – An information village will be set up inside the Park next to Lazos in the industrial area with the participation of government agencies, companies and additional activities. Details of the participants will be announced soon. A closing ceremony of the European Mobility Week will take place at the venue, where the message that the Municipality of Aradippou will send to Europe will be revealed. In the area there are games for small children, a skating rink will be set up, stands of government bodies and companies that will distribute informational materials, but also a bus from Public Transportations, a police information Van and an electric vehicles exhibition . A food corner will be available for the public.

All events and actions will be filmed and informed to Media.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Aradippou implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

New or improved bicycle facilities
Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc) planned
Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems planned
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Installation of charging points for e-bikes planned
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets planned
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc) planned
Extension or creation of new greenways planned
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) planned
Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
The development of accessible transport services for all planned
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Create park and ride stations
Elaboration of new residential areas planned
Create wheelchair ramps
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Use of clean vehicles
Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
Use of clean vehicles
Introducing cargo bikes planned
Mobility management
Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner) planned
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns planned
Elaboration of educational materials planned
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders planned
Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places planned

Car-free day Car-free day

Aradippou carries out a Car-Free Day 2022 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
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Archiepiskopou Makariou III