Contact & Activities

Participating city

333.250 inhabitants

Local contact

Strategy Development Department
Eylem Başar Serin
Doç. Dr. Bahriye Üçok Bulvarı No: 5 Karşıyaka İzmir
++90 2323994343

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Opening ceromony in İzmir International Fair Karşıyaka Municipality Stand with Karşıyaka Bicycle Platform members and press announcement of the week.
18 September
Bicycle Tour for Beginners at 20:00/23:00 in Karşıyaka
22 September
Car-Free Day Activities between 9:00/17:00 in Şehit Cengiz Topel Street
09:00-10:00 Run
10:00-11:00 Yoga
11:00-12:00 Pinokyo Kids Cycling
12:00-13:00 Free time
13:00-14:00 Safe Cycling Traning
14:00-15:00 Slow Cycling, Balance activity
15:00-16:00 Concert
16:00-17:00 Cycling
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:
Şehit Cengiz Topel Street Bostanlı Karşıyaka İzmir
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
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • European Week of Sport
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)