Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi ()
15.067.724 inhabitants

Local contact

Ayşegül Çalışkan
Osmaniye Mahallesi Çobançeşme Koşuyolu Bulvarı No:5 Bakırköy/İSTANBUL Telefon : +90 (212) 449 4980
İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediye Başkanlığı, Trafik Müdürlüğü
++90 5072489129

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
- Informing public via IMM’s Social Media Accounts, Variable Message Systems, Web Sites, Mobile Apps, Interactive Voice Response System, advertisement boards on the overpasses and other media
- Measure Air Quality and Noise Level
- Social Media Survey
- Delivery of Istanbul's Touristic Hiking Map (City Map)
17 September
- Sport Activities in IMM's offices.
- Informing public about European Mobility Week at information points
- Informing public via IMM’s Social Media Accounts, Variable Message Systems, Web Sites, Mobile Apps, Interactive Voice Response System, advertisement boards on the overpasses and other media
- Social Media Survey
18 September
-Group Zumba Activity in Besiktas (Bebek Park)
-Biking Training With Erasmus Students and Disabled Students
- Informing public via IMM’s Social Media Accounts, Variable Message Systems, Web Sites, Mobile Apps, Interactive Voice Response System, advertisement boards on the overpasses and other media
- Social Media Survey
19 September
- Sport Activities in IMM's offices
- Presentation of Road Safety by Marjolein van de Nadort in IMM's Bakirkoy Building
- "Fasten Your Seat Belt" Application
- Informing public about Project EDWARD via IMM’s Social Media Accounts, Variable Message Systems, Web Sites, Mobile Apps, Interactive Voice Response System, advertisement boards on the overpasses and other media
- Informing public via IMM’s Social Media Accounts, Variable Message Systems, Web Sites, Mobile Apps, Interactive Voice Response System, advertisement boards on the overpasses and other media
- Social Media Survey
20 September
-Movie Night in Caddebostan (Why We Cycle?) + Group Zumba Activities
- Informing public via IMM’s Social Media Accounts, Variable Message Systems, Web Sites, Mobile Apps, Interactive Voice Response System, advertisement boards on the overpasses and other media
- Social Media Survey
21 September
-Movie Night in Maltepe (Cars vs. Bikes)
- Informing public via IMM’s Social Media Accounts, Variable Message Systems, Web Sites, Mobile Apps, Interactive Voice Response System, advertisement boards on the overpasses and other media
- Social Media Survey
22 September
- Car Free Day Celebration with Kadikoy Municipality in Bagdat Street
- Children Marathon in Maltepe
- Besiktas Municipality's Car Free Day Activities
- Informing public via IMM’s Social Media Accounts, Variable Message Systems, Web Sites, Mobile Apps, Interactive Voice Response System, advertisement boards on the overpasses and other media
- Social Media Survey
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:
IMM will close Caddebostan Street (Şaşkinbakkal-Göztepe) in Kadiköy
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)
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
  • Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
  • Testing automated vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • Project EDWARD (European Day Without A Road Death)