Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Kırklareli Belediyesi ()
80.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Department Of Private Secretariat
Işı TARCAN
District Of Karacaibrahim Mustafa Kemal Boulevard No:2 Kırklareli/Center
++90 5324383873

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
10.00 - SETUP OF EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK PROMOTIONAL STAND

- The stand will be set up at the entrance of the İstasyon Street, and also the events to be held and informational images will be published by setting up a screen.

Time : 16:00 - WEBINAR

- Within the scope of the 2020 European Mobility Week, with the participation of TEMA Chairman Deniz ATAÇ, TEMA Foundation General Manager Başak YALVAÇ, Representative Of TEMA Foundation Kırklareli Mehmet Cüneyt GÜVENÇ Kırklareli Mayor Mehmet Siyam KESİMOĞLU, a live broadcast will be held on ZOOM with Moderator Cansu ÇEVİKER
17 September
14.00 - “WHY WE CYCLE? "DOCUMENTARY FILM SCREENING

- Within the framework of social distance rules, the screening of the documentary (58-minute) with limited staff participation will be held in Kırklareli Municipality Atatürk Cultural Center.
18 September
During the day - SAFE BIKE RIDING TRAINING DURING A PANDEMIC

- It will be held in Walldorf Grove with the expression of Metin ERMAN, President of Kırklareli Outdoor Sports Association. It will be published from social media accounts throughout the day.

During the day - NUTRITION AND OBESITY DURING A PANDEMIC

- An informative video will be shot with Dietician Tuğçe Nur TOKU about nutrition while cycling, nutrition and obesity during the pandemic. It will be published on the official social media accounts of the municipality throughout the day.
19 September
10.00 - ZUMBA LESSON

- Shooting is planned on the platform to be established in Seyfioğlu Redoubt accompanied by Zumba Instructor Merve Mete. The shooting will be carried out with a limited number of participants due to the epidemic, and will be posted on the social media accounts of the municipality.

17.00 - FOLK DANCE SHOW

- A folk dance show will be held in “Aşağı Pınar Excavation Area” and due to the epidemic it will be posted on the social media accounts of the municipality.
20 September
19.00 - CAN TUTUĞ CONCERT ON YOUTUBE LIVE

- It is planned to shoot on the platform to be established in the Aşağı Pınar Excavation Area and due to the epidemic, it will be posted on the social media accounts of the municipality.
21 September
11.00 - BICYCLE REPAIR WORKSHOP

- It will take place in the garden of Meriç College (private secondary school) with a limited number of participants due to the epidemic, by the social distance rules.

17.00 - YOGA AND MEDITATION LESSON

- Shooting is planned on the platform to be established in Seyfioğlu Redoubt by following the social distance rules with a limited number of participants. Due to the pandemic, it will be published on the social media accounts of the municipality.
22 September
10.00 - “WORLD CAR FREE DAY” EVENTS

- Mayor of Kırklareli, Mehmet Siyam Kesimoğlu, will participate in the event by bicycle with the Deputy Mayors from their homes. Within the scope of the European Mobility Week, Kırklareli Municipality animal shelter will be reached by bicycle. Sapling planting and breakfast activities will be done.
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
  • 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 network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas 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
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • 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:
  • European Week of Sport
  • Project EDWARD (European Day Without A Road Death)
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)