Within the scope of the “European Mobility Week” organized by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, 500 cyclists cycled 42 kilometers from IMM Saraçhane Building to the New Airport.
16 UM 22 September dates are celebrated as European Mobility Week in various cities of the world. This year, the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality organized a special event as part of the events organized with the theme of imza Diversify and Continue Bu.
With the organization of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Transportation Department, he went to TEKNOFEST, Aerospace and Technology Festival with 500 bicycles. The organization was attended by bicycle enthusiasts from all over Istanbul as well as from surrounding cities. Istanbul Bicycle Association, IMM White Table employees and hundreds of cycling enthusiasts started to gather in front of the IMM Sarachane Building in the early hours of the morning. Breakfast and meals were served to the participants with İBB Mobil Büfe tool. Each bicyclist was presented with a special designed T-shirt, bell and bicycle in the city.
BICYCLE WAY IN ISTANBUL WILL GO TO 1.050 KILOMETERS
Addressing the participants before their departure, İBB Secretary General Hayri Baraçlı said, ım Our primary goal is to improve the quality of life of our citizens, and now we have nearly a 160 kilometer bike path in Istanbul. Hopefully we aim to take 2023 to 1.050. Furthermore, IETT buses have bicycle apparatus. In this way, we aim to increase accessibility with bicycle. We will continue our efforts to increase awareness at this point by expanding this application in metro, ferry and land public transport ap
2 THOUSANDS OF 700 TO THE MOBILITY WEEKEND
Matej Zakonjsek, Chairman of the European Commission Cabinet in charge of Transport, started his speech by greeting the participants in Turkey. “2018 Europe is more than a thousand 2 cities. Turkey is also participating in the activity of the city close to xnumx't more than 700. We are very happy. We need to expand the use of bicycles for healthier, more comfortable, environmentally friendly transportation.
42 KILOMETER PEDAL TRANSLATIONS
After the speeches, in front of the IMM Saraçhane Building with 500 bicycles, the Haliç Bridge was pedaling towards the New Airport on the direction of Eyüp Göktürk. IMM gave water and health teams support to cyclists along the approximately 42 kilometer. IETT buses provided free transportation to the city centers for cyclists who want to return on tour.