Transport Authority of Thessaloniki (THETA)
Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece and the capital of Regional Unity of Thessaloniki which comprises 14 municipalities.
Passenger transport in the Regional Unity of Thessaloniki is currently solely served by buses. Over the next years significant changes in the city’s passenger transport system are anticipated as a new METRO system, currently under construction, will be operational. Moreover, urban sea transport and a tram network are pursued for development.
Being the public authority responsible for decision making on urban public passenger transport within the Regional Unity of Thessaloniki, ThePTA tries to adopt modern tools and practices aiming at the creation of a new vision for Thessaloniki’s public transport services.
By joining Polis, TheTA aims to benefit from cooperation and exchange of knowledge, experience and best practices with other members through active participation in research and development projects. TheTA’s areas of interest include:
- promotion of safe, efficient, integrated and sustainable mobility by setting and pursuing quantified targets for the monitoring, evaluation and continuous adaptation of our SUMP
- introduction of innovative technologies in existing public transport services providing a virtual link between infrastructure, vehicles and passengers
- enhancement of network infrastructure.