This measure aimed to reduce congestion in the city centre of Limassol. This was achieved through the implementation of a parking guidance system that was made available to the drivers before reaching parking spaces, by providing information of real-time parking availability.
This measure aims to create a healthier and more sustainable mind-set by using the bicycle as an alternative mode of transport from home to work and back, and around the city, instead of using a car. To achieve such a behaviour change, the Bicycle Challenge Campaign took place twice during the lifetime of the project.
The measure consists of an action/business plan that introduces integrated services for tourists, combining the use of sustainable modes of transport, within the city centre of Limassol. Limassol Municipality created a study including an action plan for an ecological route (through sea and land), which allows tourists to visit the most attractive spots of the city.
This measure aims to enhance tourism and leisure transport through the implementation of a Tourist Mobility Card. The card assists tourists using sustainable mobility modes for their leisure trips. By buying one ticket for the duration of their stay for all their public transport transfers (urban and rural), the card also offers discounted entrance at museums, theme parks and discounted rates for bike rental and bike sharing.
A study owas carried out focusing on the commerce, services and tourism sectors within the city centre of Limassol. The results of the study were included in the Sustainable Urban Logistics Plan (SULP), which was approved by the Limassol Municipality on 21 January 2019.
This report deals with the creation of a network for the collection of Used Cooking Oil (UCO) from entities of Limassol. A feasibility study was carried out about the most suitable way to collect the oil. A network for UCO collection was created in Limassol with the participation of 8 hotels and 13 restaurants
The main goal of LIM 3.3 was to attract pupils from a young age to use sustainable mobility modes and to reduce road accidents. It focused on carrying out workshops at schools to educate students, parents, and teachers on road safety and the use of sustainable mobility modes for commuting to school.
The electro-mobility campaign in Limassol has fostered an increase of the use of e-vehicles. It has encouraged companies to offer more e-vehicles for rent to tourists, which can develop as a valid business model. This measure has changed the habits of locals and tourists alike.
The main goal of this measure was the development of a Sustainable Mobility Tourist Action Plan (SMTAP) which aims to satisfy the mobility needs of tourism and citizens towards a better quality of life.
The upgrading of cycling, walking, and hiking as a tourist product increases the interest of the public. Under this measure, tourists and residents were encouraged to use cycling, walking, and hiking to explore the region according to their special interests.
This measure provided the opportunity to people with disabilities to enjoy their vacations in the city of Limassol. For safety and leisure, the number of access points to the beaches was increased, and connected to the PT system, with proper signage.
The main goal of LIM 4.1 was to promote alternative sustainable mobility options, mainly to visitors arriving at the airport and ports who needed to travel into Limassol’s tourist area. The number of EVs in Limassol increased during DESTINATIONS by 80, to a total of 120 EVs in December 2020.
In Limassol, the bike sharing system was expanded. In cooperation with the main bike sharing company, NextBike CY, the number of bike sharing stations was increased to a total of 35, and the number of bikes available to 215 by March 2021.
The main goal of this measure was to increase the awareness of how to travel around using sustainable mobility modes, including bikes, electric vehicles, public transport, shared vehicles and walking. For this purpose, campaigns and competitions have been designed to attract people and inform them about the available sustainable mobility solutions for their leisure transportation, and for their personal health.
This measure aims to provide improved PT service that serves the needs of tourists and local people. Better designed routes and timetable adjustments ensure that the service is convenient and attractive and can increase the number of PT users.
This measure deployed an integrated telematic system with real time information. It included the installation of 25 bus stop electronic displays with photovoltaic technology along the Limassol sea-side road and the installation of 25 onboard TFT displays to provide useful info to the PT users.
The mobility application allows travellers to determine the nearest bus stations, bike rental stations, bike sharing stations, airport shuttle service, intercity buses, urban and rural bus routes, arrival times at the bus station and electric car charging stations. It also provides options of cycling, walking and hiking routes.