Participating towns and cities

GreeceAthens, Greece

664.000 inhabitants
International Cooperation and Public Relations
Vicky Chyta
63 Athinas st.
10552 Athens
(++30) 2103722010
Athens already registered 10x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2020 2017 2016 2015 2014 2012 2007 2006 2005 2002

Participation 2016

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Athens organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2016, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
• Athens Bike Festival, is a yearly event which takes place in the center of Athens with main goal to communicate the potential of use of cycling in the city.
16, 17, 18 of September
• Solar Ride: A ride in the center of the city, organized by Greenpeace, with main purpose to energize people towards the use of solar power.
Sunday, 18th of September
• Athens Skirt Ride: A bike ride in Athens mainly for women!
Saturday, 17th of September
• Kids learn how to bike: Free bike lessons for kids, from 5 to 12 years old.
16, 17, 18 of September

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Athens 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)
Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Create wheelchair ramps