Participating towns and cities

GreeceVolos, Greece

120.000 inhabitants
Volos Municipality
Konstantinos Karagiannis
Mikrasiaton & Makrinitsis
38333 Volos
(++30) 2421356873

Participation 2017

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Volos organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2017, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
Συνεργασία με το Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλίας, τα σχολεία και τους συλλόγους ΑΜΕΑ για δικαιότερη κατανομή του δημοσίου χώρου.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Volos 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)
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Create wheelchair ramps
Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Freight distribution
New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders

Car-free day Car-free day

Volos carries out a Car-Free Day 2017 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:
Πεζοδρόμηση τμημάτων των οδών Δημητριάδος και Ιάσονος στο κέντρο της πόλης του Βόλου.