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Cycling in Athens

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)   Environment, Town Planning and Public Works Minister George Souflias revealed ( in Greek) on Monday (15.6) a plan concerning the construction of a bicycle road network in Athens, stretching over a distance of 26.6 kilometres – from the northern suburbs of the city (Kifissia) to the coastal area of Faliro- cutting across archaeological sites. The Ministry in collaboration with the National Technical University of Athens will conduct a pilot study scheduled to be concluded within a period of 8 months, after which the construction of the road network will begin.  The project is expected to cost €7 million and will be included in the National Strategic Reference Framework (ESPA) 2007-13.