29.8 C
Athens
September 27, 2021
GREEK NEWS

Two Greek Cities Earn European Award for Safe Walking and Cycling Paths

two-greek-cities-earn-european-award-for-safe-walking-and-cycling-paths

The Greek cities of Karditsa and Rethymnno, situated in central Greece and on Crete, respectively, have won first and second place in competitions for actions they have taken to promote safe walking and cycling.

The competitions were held for European Mobility Week 2019, with a total of 3,135 participating cities. Greece had 86 entries in the competition, which was a national record.

Greek Environment and Energy Minister Kostis Hatzidakis stated that “Karditsa and Rethymno’s achievement was not easy on a European level for the initiatives on safe walking and safe cycling,” and expressed his conviction that “more Greek municipalities will follow suit.”

Karditsa won the European Award in the small cities category and Rethymno won second place in the category of large cities. The theme of the campaign for 2019 was “Safe Walking-Safe Cycling.”

Source: AMNA

Related posts

Celebrate International Dance Day With The Most Popular Greek Dances

times1

EU Parliament Accepts Proposal On COVID 19 Vaccine Certificate

times1

Greece Allows Travel Between Municipalities Until End of Week

times1

Why Greeks Dye Eggs Red for Easter

times1

Greece Ramps Up Coronavirus Testing As Cases Decline

times1

Greece to Take Part in Clinical Trials for Israeli Covid-19 Treatment

times1

Leave a Comment