Participating towns and cities

Greece Βέροια (Veria) , Greece

60.000 inhabitants
Δ/ΝΣΗ Προγραμματισμού
Αφροδίτη Καλαϊτζή
Μητροπόλεως 55
Βέροια 59132
(++30) 2331350594
Βέροια (Veria) already registered 9x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2012 2010

Participation 2019

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Βέροια (Veria) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2019, taking into account the annual theme.

19 September
lessons of traffic education at the yard of the school of Agios Georgios with the help of the traffic control police
22 September
Blocking car traffic from two central roads and the main park of the city all morning .
Presentations of schools that have participated in environmental programs .
Updates about alternative means of transport in the city from companies
Traffic educational lessons from the traffic control police
lessons for road cycling behavior from certified experts
15 km cycling for children and adults , participation gifts will be given.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Βέροια (Veria) 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
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Extension or creation of new greenways
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Reduction of outside parking zones planned
Create park and ride stations
Elaboration of new residential areas planned
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Launch of accessibility plans planned
Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility planned
Mobility management
Adoption of school travel plans planned
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns planned
Elaboration of educational materials planned
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders planned

Car-free day Car-free day

Βέροια (Veria) carries out a Car-Free Day 2019 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:
The area that will be closed to traffic during car free day is Elias road from Mitropoleos and Venizelou street to the park of Elia.