Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Zeytinburnu, ─░stanbul
287.378 inhabitants

Local contact

Zeytinburnu Local Development and EU Relations Coordination Cent
Eda Albayrak
Merkezefendi Mah. Sabri Obenik Sok. No:9 Zeytinburnu/─░stanbul
++90 5052147691

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
1) Cycling training will be delivered to people who cannot use bicycle in the district square for free to increase the use of bicycle.
2) The municipality will organize cycling event under leadership of Zeytinburnu Mayor MR. Murat AYDIN, with invited prominent cyclists, , municipal personnel including administrative stuff and people of Zeytinburnu in the streets of Zeytinburnu, with invitation to members of Union of Municipalities of Turkey and European Commission approximately 10 km determined track to raise awareness on bicycle use as public transportation. At the end of the tour, one bicycle and bicycle accessories will be distributed to participant citizens to the tour.
17 September
1) Cycling training will be delivered to people who cannot use bicycle in the district square for free to increase the use of bicycle.
2) Bicycles will be distributed to municipal personnel to use as mean of transportation in the district regarding their duties trip.
18 September
1) Cycling training will be delivered to people who cannot use bicycle in the district square for free to increase the use of bicycle.
19 September
1) Cycling training will be delivered to people who cannot use bicycle in the district square for free to increase the use of bicycle.
20 September
1) Cycling training will be delivered to people who cannot use bicycle in the district square for free to increase the use of bicycle.
21 September
1) Cycling training will be delivered to people who cannot use bicycle in the district square for free to increase the use of bicycle.
22 September
1) Cycling training will be delivered to people who cannot use bicycle in the district square for free to increase the use of bicycle.
2) End of 58. Bulvar street will be closed to cars as 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:
58 Bulvar avenue is one of the landmarks in Zeytinburnu and to draw more people's attention to cycling, the avenue will be closed to car traffic from 50/1 street to end of the avenue.
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns