City Hall announces creation of Athens’s first bike lane

As the capital prepares for the annual Cycling Tour of Athens fun race, this year scheduled for Sunday, April 6, municipal authorities on Wednesday announced plans to create the first bike lane connecting Gazi and Akadimia Platonos (Plato’s Academy) via Monastiriou Street.

In a press briefing on Wednesday, Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis said authorities are studying the traffic impact of the project and that the municipality will soon hold a tender for the creation of a bike rental system in Athens.