Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Yenisehir, Mersin ()
260.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Bilgiislem
Necmettin Fikri Mutlu
Limonluk Mahallesi, Vali Hüseyin Aksoy Cd. No:3 Yenişehir/Mersin
++90 324 327 33 00

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Saat 19:30'da Forum AVM önünde Hareketlilik Haftasının duyurulması için Zumba etkinliği düzenlenecek.
At 19:30, a Zumba event will be held in front of the Forum Shopping Center to announce Mobility Week.
17 September
Saat 11:00'de Mersin Kültür Parkında sağlıklı yaşama dikkat çekmek için yoga seansı düzenlenecek.
At 11:00, a yoga session will be held in Mersin Cultural Park to draw attention to a healthy life.
18 September
Saat 18:00'da Piri Reis Parkında sağlıklı yaşam ve hareketliliğe dikkat çekmek için toplu pilates seansı düzenlenecek.
At 18:00, a group pilates session will be held in Piri Reis Park to draw attention to healthy life and mobility.
19 September
Saat 17:00'da World Clean Up Day / Dünya Temizlik Günü kapsamında Yenişehir Belediye personeli ile toplu temizlik etkinliği düzenlenecek.
At 17:00, a collective cleaning event will be organized with Yenişehir Municipality staff as part of the World Clean Up Day.
20 September
Saat 09:00'da Belediye personeli ile Hareketlilik Haftası Kapsamında Yenişehir sahil boyunca Özgecan Barış Meydanından Marina'ya kadar sosyal mesafeli sağlık yürüyüşü düzenlenecek.
At 09:00, a social distance health walk will be organized along the Yenişehir coast from Özgecan Barış Square to the Marina within the scope of Mobility Week with the Municipality staff.
21 September
Saat 15:00'da Atatürk Kültür Merkezinde çocuklar için doğa ve ekoloji konulu “Masal Gezginleri” interaktif gösteri düzenlenecek.
At 15:00, an interactive show called “Fairy Tale Travelers” on nature and ecology will be held for children at the Atatürk Kültür Merkezi.
22 September
World Car Free Day/Dünya Otomobilsiz Yaşam Gününde karbon emisyon seviyesinin düşürülmesini vurgulamak için Yenişehir Belediyesi çalışanları işe yürüyerek, bisikletle veya toplu taşıma/servis kullanarak gelecek.
Yenişehir Municipality employees will come to work on foot, by bicycle or by using public transportation / service to emphasize the reduction of carbon emission levels on World Car Free Day.

Saat 19:00 – 20:30 arasında Mersin Bisiklet Derneği ile Yenişehir Belediye binasından hareket ederek, Kushimoto Sokağına ulaşacak bisiklet korteji düzenlenecek. Trafiğe kapatılacak Kushimoto Sokağında, Hareketlilik Haftasına dikkat çekilecek Bisiklet Etkinliği ve Dans Gösterileri düzenlenecek.
Between 19:00 and 20:30, a bicycle cortege will be held, which will depart from Mersin Bicycle Association and Yenişehir Municipality building and reach Kushimoto Street. In Kushimoto Street, which will be closed to traffic, Bicycle Event and Dance Shows, which will highlight Mobility Week, 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
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
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
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • 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
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)