Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Gaziantep
2.028.563 inhabitants

Local contact

Foreign Affairs Department
Ahmet Ertürk
İncilipınar Mah. Şehit Yusuf Erin Caddesi Büyükşehir Belediyesi Binası, 27090 Şehitkamil / Gaziantep
++90 3422111200

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
- Hanging posters, introductory visuals in tram and bus stations, cafeterias, schools, stations etc.
- Display European Mobility Week visuals on billboards and web site banners, digital scrolling system billboards, vinyl banners.
- Social Media Shares to raise awareness on 'safe walking and cycling'.
- Delivering EuropeanMobilityWeek flyers in buses, trams, tram stations, and stands.
- During the EuropeanMobilityWeek professional musicians and volunteers will play various instruments to the passengers' on trams and buses to make the journey pleasant and raise awareness about 'safe walking and cycling'.
- Openning Ceromony will be organised to raise awarness on European Mobility Week.
- A Marching Band will march to give a start to the European Mobility Week.
- A March will take place from Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality to Gaziantep Castle.
- Following the opening speech, 2 citizens will be awarded with a bicycle each whom have used the most public transport and rental bicycle serve the most in September.
- A European Mobiliy Week stand will be set up in 2 shopping centers to give information and raise awarness about European Mobility Week.
17 September
- Hanging posters, introductory visuals in tram and bus stations, cafeterias, schools, stations etc.
- Display European Mobility Week visuals on billboards and web site banners, digital scrolling system billboards, vinyl banners.
- Social Media Shares to raise awareness on 'safe walking and cycling'.
- Delivering EuropeanMobilityWeek flyers in buses, trams, tram stations, and stands.
- During the EuropeanMobilityWeek professional musicians and volunteers will play various instruments to the passengers' on trams and buses to make the journey pleasant and raise awareness about 'safe walking and cycling'.
- Passangers on trams and busses will recieve gifts ( travelling mug) to raise awarness on European Mobility Week.
18 September
- Hanging posters, introductory visuals in tram and bus stations, cafeterias, schools, stations etc.
- Display European Mobility Week visuals on billboards and web site banners, digital scrolling system billboards, vinyl banners.
- Social Media Shares to raise awareness on 'safe walking and cycling'.
- Delivering EuropeanMobilityWeek flyers in buses, trams, tram stations, and stands.
- During the EuropeanMobilityWeek professional musicians and volunteers will play various instruments to the passengers' on trams and buses to make the journey pleasant and raise awareness about 'safe walking and cycling'.
- Activities for the public will be organised at bus and tram stations to inform the citizens and help raise sympathy to the problems faced by disabled citizens using public transport
19 September
- Hanging posters, introductory visuals in tram and bus stations, cafeterias, schools, stations etc.
- Display European Mobility Week visuals on billboards and web site banners, digital scrolling system billboards, vinyl banners.
- Social Media Shares to raise awareness on 'safe walking and cycling'.
- Delivering EuropeanMobilityWeek flyers in buses, trams, tram stations, and stands.
- During the EuropeanMobilityWeek professional musicians and volunteers will play various instruments to the passengers' on trams and buses to make the journey pleasant and raise awareness about 'safe walking and cycling'.
-In order to increase the awareness on bicycles and bicycle paths. A cycling day will be organised for Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality personnel.
- Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality IT Department will send a messsage to all the registered citizens to inform and raise awarness on European Mobility Week.
- Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality Public Relations Department will share hastag (“# ) in order to use public transportation on social media to raise awarness on European Mobility Week.
20 September
- Hanging posters, introductory visuals in tram and bus stations, cafeterias, schools, stations etc.
- Display European Mobility Week visuals on billboards and web site banners, digital scrolling system billboards, vinyl banners.
- Social Media Shares to raise awareness on 'safe walking and cycling'.
- Delivering EuropeanMobilityWeek flyers in buses, trams, tram stations, and stands.
- During the EuropeanMobilityWeek professional musicians and volunteers will play various instruments to the passengers' on trams and buses to make the journey pleasant and raise awareness about 'safe walking and cycling'.
- Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality IT Department will send a messsage to all the registered citizens to inform and raise awarness on European Mobility Week.
- Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality Public Relations Department will share hastag (“# ) in order to use public transportation on social media to raise awarness on European Mobility Week.
21 September
- Hanging posters, introductory visuals in tram and bus stations, cafeterias, schools, stations etc.
- Display European Mobility Week visuals on billboards and web site banners, digital scrolling system billboards, vinyl banners.
- Social Media Shares to raise awareness on 'safe walking and cycling'.
- Delivering EuropeanMobilityWeek flyers in buses, trams, tram stations, and stands.
- During the EuropeanMobilityWeek professional musicians and volunteers will play various instruments to the passengers' on trams and buses to make the journey pleasant and raise awareness about 'safe walking and cycling'.
22 September
- Car Free Day
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Between the hours of 08:00 to 20:00. Kamil Ocak Street, Şehit Yusuf Erim Street (which is located in front of Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality), the viaduct bridge that connects Şehit Yusuf Erim Street and Atatürk Boulevard will be closed to traffic to celebrate Car- Free Day. In total 1.5 km will be closed to traffic.
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
  • Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
  • Testing automated vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)