Contact & Activities

Participating city

Niğde Belediyesi ()
141.010 inhabitants

Local contact

Yukarı Kayabaşı Mah. Adliye Cad. No: 1 - 51100 - Niğde
++90 3882323550

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

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:
The main road to the center of city will be closed to traffic to mark Car-Free Day on 22 September. Participants are included in public officals and citizens of the city of Nigde covering all age-range. They will be commuting by cycling or walking on the occasion of the event to raise awareness of promoting clean mobility and sustainable urban transport. On the evening of the same day various activities concerning the mobility week will be organised by our municipality to encourage all-local stakeholders to reduce car-use and enhance their sustainable transport choices.
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)
  • 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 network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all