Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Yunusemre
251.905 inhabitants

Local contact

Strategy Development Directorate
Selma ORUÇ
Akmescit Mah. İzmir Cad. No:311 Yunusemre / MANİSA
++90 236 229 20 23 - 2601

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
22 September
The European Mobility Week coincides with the Traditional Yuntdağı Oil Wrestling Fest which is helding every year by Yunusemre Municipality. There are at least 300 wrestlers participating in this event and approximately 20.000 people from different cities near Manisa province come for watching the wrestling fest. As helding a sports festival in our province in the same week, The European Mobility Week will attract a lot of attention and awareness.
Planned activities for 2018 European Mobility Week by Yunusemre Municipality:
Cycling Tour: All district people who are cycling will be invited to the event which will be held on September 23th. A city tour will be organized with the safety and health measures. The tour will start from Municipal Campus area and end in wrestling arena. The participation of relevant NGOs will also be encouraged.
It is aimed to raise awareness on urban mobility and increase the contribution to the economy through the spread of bicycle usage, promotion sportive events, fight against obesity, clean / environmental transportation, reduction of gasoline / diesel consumption.
Various visibility materials will be used related with European Mobility Week as t-shirts, hats, banners etc.
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:
In order to carry out a Car-Free Day event one Street will be closed to traffic, and opened it to pedestrians on 22 September to mark our city as part of World Car-Free Day. Under the leadership of Mayor Dr. Mehmet Çerçi, a "Walking" event will be organized with provincial and district protocol, sister city representatives, sportsmen and citizens. The participation of relevant NGOs will also be encouraged.
Various visibility materials will be used related with European Mobility Week as t-shirts, hats, banners etc.
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:
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps