Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Gaziantep Büyükşehir Belediyesi
2.110.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Foreign Affairs Department
Fatih Çınkı
Incilipinar Mah. Sehit Yusuf Erin Caddesi Büyüksehir Belediyesi Binasi Sehitkamil / Gaziantep
++90 5071541674

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
• A keynote speech about the European Mobility Week will be delivered by Fatma Şahin on the online platform.
• To increase awareness on the bicycle path and cycling, transportation personnel will organize cycling activities.
Bicycle Driving Route: A bicycle tour is planned on the artery starting from Kamil Ocak Street to Ömer Asım Aksoy Street.
17 September
During September, VMSs will feature the introduction of European Mobility Week and the titles "Beware of Cyclists in Traffic".
18 September
During September, VMSs will feature the introduction of European Mobility Week and the titles "Beware of Cyclists in Traffic".
19 September
With the participation of the Dutch Ambassador, cycling will be carried out with the athletes to increase cycling awareness.
Bicycle Driving Route: In front of the Municipality Protocol-Governorship-Panorama Museum-Castle surroundings
20 September
There will be promotional activities on the social media for the European Mobility Week throughout the week
21 September
There will be promotional activities on the social media for the European Mobility Week throughout the week
22 September
On September 22, "Car Free Day", part of the road will be closed to traffic.
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:
Kamil Ocak Caddesi will be closed until the intersection of Kıbrıs Caddesi.
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers