Contact & Activities

Participating city

Bartın Belediyesi ()
71.485 inhabitants

Local contact

Bartin Municipality Research&Development Branch
Aykut Oktay Ulu
Bartin Belediyesi - 74100 Bartin- TR
++90 5337616560

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
All info is given at and

Facebook Page for the activities:

16th September
- Gymnastic and Sport activities
- Tournaments (Volleyball + Disabled Tennis)
- Slow Cycling Competition
- Bicycle stands
- Awareness activities for Pedestrians

17th September
- Cycling Tour with Pedaldaslar Cycling Club
- Meeting - 4th Bartin Cycling Festival
- Workshop with Children (Clean and CarFree Bartin City)
- Park visits with Old People

18th September
- Documentary film " Human Scale"

19th September
- Car Free Tuesday
- Street Acivities
- Video Capturing with Local People

20th September
- Walking Teaches- Walking Tour of Cultural and Natural Areas of Bartin
- Basketball Tournament
- Panel (Mobility for Health)

21st September
- What to do More
- Concert
- Closing Ceremony
- Gifts for Cylists

22nd September
- CarFree Friday
- Street Activities
- End of the Week - Closing with Press Release
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:
- Every Tuesday and Friday Public Markets are held in our city along an important street of our city. During Mobility Week we will organize those areas as Car Free ares and will open for just pedestrians.
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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • 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)
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
More details on permanent measures:

Bicycle signs along the whole city will be placed by cyclists.