Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Gaziantep
2.000.000 inhabitants

Local contact

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

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
- Hanging posters, introductory visuals in trams and bus stations also in front of Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality, cafeterias, schools, stations and EuropeanMobilityWeek information stands.
- Display European Mobility Week visuals on billboards and web site banners, digital scrolling system billboards, vinyl banners
- Social Media Shares triggering awareness on using different means of Transport Modes in Gaziantep.
- 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 a pleasant one and raise awareness about multimodality.
- On-tram advertising will raise awareness about EuropeanMobilityWeek and Multimodality which will travel on all routes for a year.
- Introductory visuals about EuropeanMobilityWeek will be handed out to the public on trams, buses, bus and tram stations.
- Passengers will receive cold beverages before and after their journey at tram and buses throughout the EuropeanMobilityWeek to thank passengers for using public transport.
17 September
- Hanging posters, introductory visuals in trams and bus stations also in front of Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality, cafeterias, schools, stations and EuropeanMobilityWeek information stands.
- Display European Mobility Week visuals on billboards and web site banners, digital scrolling system billboards, vinyl banners
- Social Media Shares triggering awareness on using different means of Transport Modes in Gaziantep.
- 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 a pleasant one and raise awareness about multimodality.
- On-tram advertising will raise awareness about EuropeanMobilityWeek and Multimodality which will travel on all routes for a year.
- Introductory visuals about EuropeanMobilityWeek will be handed out to the public on trams, buses, bus and tram stations.
- Passengers will receive cold beverages before and after their journey on tram and buses throughout the EuropeanMobilityWeek to thank passengers for using public transport.
18 September
- Hanging posters, introductory visuals in trams and bus stations also in front of Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality, cafeterias, schools, stations and EuropeanMobilityWeek information stands.
- Display European Mobility Week visuals on billboards and web site banners, digital scrolling system billboards, vinyl banners
- Social Media Shares triggering awareness on using different means of Transport Modes in Gaziantep.
- 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 a pleasant one and raise awareness about multimodality.
- On-tram advertising will raise awareness about EuropeanMobilityWeek and Multimodality which will travel on all routes for a year.
- Introductory visuals about EuropeanMobilityWeek will be handed out to the public on trams, buses, bus and tram stations.
19 September
- Hanging posters, introductory visuals in trams and bus stations also in front of Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality, cafeterias, schools, stations and EuropeanMobilityWeek information stands.
- Display European Mobility Week visuals on billboards and web site banners, digital scrolling system billboards, vinyl banners
- Social Media Shares triggering awareness on using different means of Transport Modes in Gaziantep.
- 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 a pleasant one and raise awareness about multimodality.
- On-tram advertising will raise awareness about EuropeanMobilityWeek and Multimodality which will travel on all routes for a year.
- Introductory visuals about EuropeanMobilityWeek will be handed out to the public on trams, buses, bus and tram stations.
- A Bicycle Tour and March with the participation of the public and Gaziantep Metropolitian Municipality staff to raise awarness about the EuropeanMobilityWeek.
20 September
- Hanging posters, introductory visuals in trams and bus stations also in front of Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality, cafeterias, schools, stations and EuropeanMobilityWeek information stands.
- Display European Mobility Week visuals on billboards and web site banners, digital scrolling system billboards, vinyl banners
- Social Media Shares triggering awareness on using different means of Transport Modes in Gaziantep.
- 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 a pleasant one and raise awareness about multimodality.
- On-tram advertising will raise awareness about EuropeanMobilityWeek and Multimodality which will travel on all routes for a year.
- Introductory visuals about EuropeanMobilityWeek will be handed out to the public on trams, buses, bus and tram stations.
- 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.
21 September
- Hanging posters, introductory visuals in trams and bus stations also in front of Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality, cafeterias, schools, stations and EuropeanMobilityWeek information stands.
- Display European Mobility Week visuals on billboards and web site banners, digital scrolling system billboards, vinyl banners
- Social Media Shares triggering awareness on using different means of Transport Modes in Gaziantep.
- 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 a pleasant one and raise awareness about multimodality.
- On-tram advertising will raise awareness about EuropeanMobilityWeek and Multimodality which will travel on all routes for a year.
- Introductory visuals about EuropeanMobilityWeek will be handed out to the public on trams, buses, bus and tram stations.
- Madam Mayor Fatma SAHIN and the Head of the EU Delegation to Turkey, Ambassador Christian BERGER will have a tram ride to raise awareness on the importance of multimodality.
- The public and Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality staff will be encouraged to travel to work by using public transport or to walk also to share photos using the EUROPEANMOBİLİTYWEEK hash tags to raise awareness.
- Workshops, presentations and educational activities on traffic rules and importance of public transport will be taught to children at ''Children Education Park''.
- A bicycle will be gifted to the person whom has used public transport the most during the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK.
- Public transport will be for free to all citizens to raise awareness about the EuropeanMobilityWeek.
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
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • 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
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
Accessibilities
  • Enlargement of pavements
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)