Although the Athenians are very fond of using their own cars, the great local public transport revolution of recent years is gradually changing their minds. Not only has there been a total renewal of the bus, metro and tram systems, but many kilometres of preferential lanes have been built along with tens of kilometres of new lines (tram, metro, and urban rail) for rail transport as a result of its great success. Athens houses more than half of the Greek population, nearly all the economy of the country, all the business and all the important cultural and sports events. This is why there are so many infrastructures which are often advanced even for the high European standards. Let's get to know them better!