Center of Athens set to go car-free to make physical distancing easier

Kathimerini English Edition | May 23, 2020 at 7:10 AM
  • Cars will be banned from the historical center of Athens for three months from mid-June in order to provide more space to pedestrians in view of the need for physical distancing.
  • The traffic restrictions will apply in the area bounded by Mitropoleos, Ermou, Athinas, Stadiou and Mitropoleos streets and in the section of Ermou Street from Athinas to Agion Asomaton streets.
  • The reopening of bars and restaurants is to be strictly regulated with protective face masks compulsory for staff and a recommended distance of 2 meters between tables.