Country:Greece
Year:1999
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:1999
Policy Type:Information and Education
Policy Target:
Agency:Ministry for the Environment
Description:An effort aiming at the promotion of public transportation means and a subsequent discouragement of the use of private cars is in progress. Within this framework, new bus-lines / re-design of existing lines in the centre of large towns is in progress, combined with the provision and use of mini-buses etc. Furthermore, restrictions for the use of private cars in areas with high traffic are foreseen. The competent body for public transportation in Athens (OASA) is formulating a strategic operational plan for the further promotion of public transport, comprising separate sub-plans for the organisations responsible for the networks of buses, trolleys and subway.

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