Contact & Activities

Participating city

Ahmetbey, Kırklareli
5.600 inhabitants

Local contact

Ahmetbey Belediye Başkanlığı Lüleburgaz/KIRKLARELİ
++90 05323953011

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Ahmetbey municipality "European Mobility Week" events will be held in during the year, Sunday, September 16, 2018, at 12: 00 will be announced by press release and in the presentation meeting.
17 September
The municipal employees will be encouraged to work by bicycle transportation, participatory employees, it will be rewarded with free books and magazine subscriptions.
Ahmetbey Municipality in front of the 150 km away from the Kapitan Andreevo Border Crossing to, along with the participants, ahmetbey Municipality will be reached by of charge public transport, with 7km'lik a trail bike on the ride to continue the Republic of Bulgaria Haskovo province of Kapitan between Andreevo village on the Turkey-Bulgaria "Peace Pedal We translate "it will end with the event.
Ahmetbey living in the Borough High School, Primary and Secondary students, free transportation to school during the week, ahmetbey Local Municipality will be provided by public bus.
18 September
Ahmetbey Municipality in front of the 110 km away from Pazarkule Border Gate to, along with the participants, ahmetbey Municipality will be reached by free public transport, in the continuation of the journey a 2 km trail Hellenic Republic with bicycles, in Kastanies village, between Turkey and Greece "Cycling to peace" event it will end up with.
19 September
Ahmetbey Council of the European Culture Park, Healthy Eating Expert and accompanied by a dietician Beyza ULU "Moving and Healthy Life-Quality and Healthy Eating" on the interview, to be conducted in the presence of breakfast in the morning, the European Local Democracy Park with participants in attendance morning exercises will be carried out walks and fittness activity.
20 September
Eskişehir / Tepebaşı Municipality of zero-emission, environmentally friendly, the new generation of public transport in the booth will be set up in the demonstrations will be held Ahmetbey Republic Square.
Environmental and human-friendly, healthy means of transport to be used on the bike and municipal cleaning services, promotional events of cargo bikes will start to provide services to be performed.
In order to improve the habits of young people and children to ride a bike, promotional items, books, magazines and brochures distribution will be provided.
21 September
TOYOTA Castle Edirne Municipality and ahmetbey cooperation with the new generation of environmentalists, hybrid vehicles Ahmetbey promotional event will be held at the Republic Square.
Ahmetbey Municipality, located 80 kms away from Dupnisa the cave, with participants ahmetbey municipal transport will be provided with free public transport, nature and culture trip will be held effectiveness.
22 September
Ahmetbey municipality construction completed, 483 meters walking trails, a 1300 m2 green area, 5 fittness sports area, 10 rest stations, where the game park for children, Freedom Park opening will take place.
Özgür Street, Fevzi Cakmak Street, a portion of the Ataturk Avenue with a portion of Fatih Caddesi, "Carfree Day" events covered, closed to motor vehicle traffic, bicycle stunt teams with a series of events will be held.
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.
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)
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
  • 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)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)