[NEWS] Athens: special regulation for e-vehicles

The municipality of Athens will allow e-cars to park free of charge and is planning to install 30 charging stations for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.

The municipality of Athens, within the framework of its new policy for upgrading public spaces and relieve the center from heavy traffic and congested phenomena, has developed the Athens Great Walk, aiming to upgrade and regenerate the road and pavement infrastructure.

The Athens Great Walk includes various interventions such as increase of sidewalks in central axes, to make specific streets and areas free of private vehicles, as well as to promote public transport and cycling.

Among the vehicle categories that are not falling into the restrictions are the electric vehicles, which will be allowed to enter the zone of the Athens Great Walk.

Apart from this, the major of the municipality of Athens plans to allow electric vehicles to park free of charge while he also stated that within the next months 30 charging stations for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles will be installed.