Athens downtown urban renewal plan receives green light

13 May 2020
194 Views

The Athens municipality held a teleconference on Monday and gave the green light the implementation of an Athens downtown urban renewal plan.

The plan provides for a 6.8 km-long pedestrianized walk that also includes the Athens historical center.

National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) professor George Yannis said during the presentation of the plan to the municipal councilors that 50,000 sq.m. of free public space will be made accessible to citizens and visitors upon completion of the project, as well as a new bike lane on Panepistimiou Street, the historic areas of Plaka and the Commercial Triangle, but also Herodou Attikou, Mitropoleos, Ermou and Athinas streets, which will be converted into car-free areas.

This is “a visionary project, which will re-introduce us to the city of Athens,” the mayor of Athens, Kostas Bakoyannis, stressed.

You may be interested

Covid-19 Greece – 339 new cases reported
GREECE
shares48 views
GREECE
shares48 views

Covid-19 Greece – 339 new cases reported

makis - Sep 18, 2020

A total of 339 new cases of coronavirus in Greece were announced today, 39 of which were identified after checks…

Covid-19 Greece – 9 deaths in a day reported
GREECE
shares39 views
GREECE
shares39 views

Covid-19 Greece – 9 deaths in a day reported

makis - Sep 18, 2020

A total of 359 new cases of coronavirus in Greece were announced today, 36 of which were identified after checks…

Researchers untangle Crete’s oldest number system
GREECE
shares42 views
GREECE
shares42 views

Researchers untangle Crete’s oldest number system

Panos - Sep 18, 2020

According to a statement released by Elsevier, Silvia Ferrara of the University of Bologna and her colleagues conducted a new…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.