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The “Sustainable Mobility in the Center of Nicosia” Day was crowned with success

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Co-organized by ETEK and the Cyprus Transport Association

The “Sustainable Mobility in the center of Nicosia” Conference, held on Saturday 13 May 2023, by ETEK and the Cyprus Transport Association, in the presence of the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, was crowned with success Mr. Alexis Vafeadis and the Mayor of Nicosia Mr. Constantinos Yorkatzis.

This is an initiative of ETEK and the Association of Transport Specialists which aims to start a structured dialogue with all the agencies involved, with the aim of the best possible implementation of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans to deal with the traffic problem and also to make our cities sustainable and friendly to people and the environment.

Those present at the Conference had the opportunity to learn about the state's plans regarding sustainable mobility and gain knowledge about important issues, through presentations such as “The promotion of bicycles in Nicosia”, “The Vision for Nicosia in 2030” etc.

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<p>In his greeting at the event, the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Mr. Vafeadis, emphasized, among other things, that Mass Transportation is the answer to the traffic problem. With concerted efforts, we can improve the quality of everyday life in our cities, reduce car travel and, accordingly, pollution and urban noise, he said and added that the role of Local Authorities and other competent bodies in the whole effort is decisive.</p>
<p>The Mayor of Nicosia, Mr. Giorkatzis, said that “the Municipality of Nicosia has placed high on its priorities the issues of sustainable mobility”. As he said, “it is everyone's obligation to look for alternative options in the way of movement, ensuring for everyone, a future sustainable and free from environmental pollutants”.</p>
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The President of the Association of Transport Specialists Mr. Michalis Lambrinos said: “It is essential to pursue an approach that puts people at the center of the city. We can create a beautiful and sustainable Nicosia, with a high quality of life for its people.” He suggested that a new culture with active citizens should be created.

Source: 24h.com.cy

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