Contact & Activities

Participating city

Rize Belediyesi
115.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Plan and Project
Mustafa Baltacı
Piricelebi Mah. Menderes Bulvari No:182 kat:3 Plan ve Proje müdürlüğü
++90 5442298797

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Carrying out a Car Free Day event by closing Cumhuriyet Street
17 September
Carrying out a Car Free Day event by closing Cumhuriyet Street
18 September
19 September
Movie screening: Bikes vs Cars
20 September
Bikeway opening
21 September
Bike tour
22 September
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:
Cumhuriyet Street
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)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)