Participating towns and cities

GreeceTripolis, Greece

47.000 inhabitants
Planning and Development
Katerina Siampou
Lagopati & Atalantis
22132 Tripolis
(++30) 2713600458
Tripolis already registered 9x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2006

Participation 2020

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Tripolis organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2020, taking into account the annual theme.

16 September
Bike tour through the forests in and around the city of Tripolis. Bikers kick off from the green strip of Agios Georgios and, riding through the forest paths, reach the University of Peloponnese. The green strip of Panarkades is the next stop before bikers reach Kartsova, their final destination, where the Municipality serves delicious treats to them. AEK Tripolis, Bike Group of Tripolis, and EOS (Hellenic Mountaineering Association) lead the way.
17 September
Zebra crossings day 1: Primary school pupils learn about mobility measures and good practices while drawing zebra crossings in front of their schools with the support and guidance of the social and cultural SCE 5ENTE.
18 September
Zebra crossings day 2: Primary school pupils learn about mobility measures and good practices while drawing zebra crossings in front of their schools with the support and guidance of the social and cultural SCE 5ENTE.

Pupils also meet famous football players of the A league local football team “ASTERAS”; they play and are photographed with them.
19 September
Green mobility for all. Citizens are introduced and acquainted to the latest zero-emission mobility trends. E-scooters and e-bikes are accessible to all.
20 September
Educational day at the park for traffic training. Children play, learn and are informed by the Local Police Station how to safely drive a bike in the city at the park specifically constructed and signposted for traffic training. Mobility awareness and mobility training are at the core of the action.
21 September
We learn about our city on foot. Citizens was around the neighbourhoods of the city and are introduced to the history of landmarks and other important buildings.
22 September
Mobility actions organised by the Association of People with Disabilities of the prefecture of Arcadia and the Laboratory for Vocational Training of Mantineia.

Street music. Local musicians, under the kind offer and direction of Vassilis Georgakopoulos, reach the cultural centre Malliaropouleion, from different locations of the city on foot, by bike, by e-bike and by e-car bringing their own instruments along so as to ecologically celebrate the closing of the EMW with a live open-air concert.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Tripolis 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
Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes planned
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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
Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc) planned
Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets planned
Development of new technologies to improve public transport planned
Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes planned
The development of accessible transport services for all planned
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Reduction of outside parking zones
Create park and ride stations
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Elaboration of new residential areas
Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights planned
Removal of architectonic barriers
Launch of accessibility plans
Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes planned
Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc) planned
Use of clean vehicles planned
Charging points for electric vehicles
Mobility as a Service (MaaS) planned
Testing automated vehicles planned
Freight distribution
New regulations for freight distribution
Use of clean vehicles planned
Create new platforms for freight transfer
Introducing cargo bikes planned
Mobility management
Adoption of workplace travel plans planned
Adoption of school travel plans
Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner) planned
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers planned
Permanent access restriction to city centres
Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas planned
Create systems for buses and walking trains planned
Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas

Car-free day Car-free day

Tripolis carries out a Car-Free Day 2020 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:
All roads surrounding the city centre in Agios Vassilis square will be closed: Washington Str., Ethnomartyron Str., Ethnikis Antistaseos Str., and Georgiou A' Str.