Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Beykoz, İstanbul
246.700 inhabitants

Local contact

Coordination Office of Communications
Filiz Öner Mantaş
Gümüşsuyu Mah. Kelle İbrahim Cad. No: 43 34820 Beykoz/İstanbul
++90 2165388402

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
"Basic Cycling Training Courses"
These courses has started up on this June 2019 and it will last for this week either. Every Beykoz citizens (regardless of their age) can appoint these courses and learn how to ride.
17 September
"Basic Cycling Training Courses"
18 September
"Basic Cycling Training Courses"
19 September
"Basic Cycling Training Courses"
20 September
"Basic Cycling Training Courses"
"Bicycle Taxi" and "Cargo Bicycle" practices will introduce the citizens of Beykoz. The event will be held in front of the Beykoz Municipality building, and people will have a chance to try these vehicles for the first time in Beykoz.
Walking activities with public, mayor, local authorities, cyclists and NGOs.
21 September
"Basic Cycling Training Courses"
"Skate Park" Acrobatics Show will be held.
22 September
"Car Free Day Activities"
We will close the coastal line road from Paşabahçe to Yalıköy neighborhoods. Citizens of Beykoz, officials, NGOs etc. will ride together, they will walk, they will test bicycle taxis and cargo bikes.
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:
We will close the coastal line road from Paşabahçe to Yalıköy neighborhoods. Citizens of Beykoz, officials, NGOs etc. will ride together, they will walk, they will test bicycle taxis and cargo bikes.
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
  • Other: We will introduce new "Bicycle Slef-Service Stations" and "Bicycle Parking Lots" to the public.
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
Freight distribution
  • Introducing cargo bikes