Limassol Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan
SUMMARY REPORT OF THE SUMP STUDY
Public Works Department - Ministry of Trasport, Communications amd Works
PTV Transport Consult GmbH, PTV AG, TREDIT, ALA Planning
Short Description of the Project
The Project concerns the preparation of the study for the development of a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) for Limassol. The Project Contract was awarded to the consortium of companies: PTV Transport Consult GmbH (Germany), PTV Planung Transport Verkehr AG (Germany), Tredit S.A. (Greece) and A.L.A. Planning Partnership Consultancy L.L.C (Cyprus).
The Contract was signed on March 2, 2017, with a Project start date of March 13, 2017 and a completion date of August 13, 2019.
The study covered the wider urban area of Limassol, which includes the six Municipalities of the city and eleven peri-urban Communities.
The overall objective for the development of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan for the city and the wider urban area of Limassol is the desire and need to improve mobility and the quality of life for the citizens and visitors of Limassol and the region, allowing the future development of the area to be economically, environmentally and socially sustainable.
Based on the expectations with the highest nominal score and taking into account the key opinions of the stakeholders, the vision statement for the city of Limassol 2030 was formed as follows:
“Lemesos to be an accessible, safe, functional and friendly city for its residents and visitors, with attractive, green and quiet neighbourhoods, a lively city centre, numerous spacious and magnificent open public spaces, a beacon of sustainable and smart mobility, facilitating an abundance of economic, business, educational, recreational and cultural opportunities.”