The main objective of the transnational project titled EFKINISI is to promote smart, sustainable and alternative mobility in the region Greece – Cyprus. Through this project, the participating regions (Cyprus, Rhodes, Santorini, Syros) will develop a model organizational and operational context for the strengthening and environmental upgrade of Urban Public Transport, which will include:
Adding an integrated telematic system in public transport, which includes dynamic information systems so that the public can utilize advanced means
Gradual substitution or addition of new vehicles in the Public Transport fleet introducing low emission or zero emission vehicles
Development of integrated Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans
Common actions to create awareness among citizens and visitors, to design incentives and organize events to promote the use of Public Transport and the telematic system
Common publicity and promotional actions of the results and tools utilized in the project
EFKINISI project is expected to contribute decisively in the modernization of public transport through the integration of Telematic Information Displays (TID) in the public transport system of four target areas, that are important reference areas in the transnational region. The impact of the project is expected to contribute in encouraging transportation by the public transport system both for citizens as well as for seasonal visitors aiming in improving the destination’s attractiveness. In addition, the citizens’ quality of life is expected to be upgraded, as well as the quality of the urban environment of the reference areas, in the medium term and the long term. Finally, the project is in line with the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs), that will be developed in the participating areas.
The Limassol Tourism Board participated on Friday, February 23rd, 2018, at the kick-off meeting of the European project: "Integrated Telematics System in Public Transport for Sustainable Urban Mobility" with [...]