In order to make bicycle sports and tourism more widespread in Erciyes, Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality Erciyes A.Ş. An important seminar was organized by. In Erciyes Tourism and Sports Seminar, the contributions of Erciyes to bicycle were emphasized.
Speaking at the opening of Erciyes Tourism and Sports Seminar, Erciyes A.Ş. Chairman of the Board Murat Cahid Cıngı, with the investments of the Metropolitan Municipality has become a winter tourism center above the world standards Erciyes'te summer activities will be held in the bicycle is an important place, he said. Bicycles for sport stating that they create a beautiful infrastructure at Erciyes Cıngı, "Last week in the last downhill of the quality of Erciyes first time by the European Cup in Turkey's history in the industry and tracks the most competent institution in the world before we have also registered. We are working to make cycling tourism an integral part of Erciyes. ”
Feridun Ekmekçi, President of Energy Efficiency and Environmental Protection Association (ENVERÇEVKO) and Ayçin Kantoğlu, Project Coordinator of ENVERÇEVKO gave information about transportation and tourism oriented use of bicycles. Miroda Otto, who traveled the world by bike, also participated in the seminar and shared her experiences about cycling.
Metropolitan Municipality Transportation Co. General Manager Feyzullah Gündoğdu gave information about the bicycle sharing system KAYBİS which is integrated to transportation in Kayseri and made explanations about the targets. Gündoğdu stated that the bicycle system has been used as a part of the transportation system in Kayseri since 2010 and added, “KAYBİS has been developing and growing since 2010. We have an 52 station right now. When it was opened, 1500 was a user, while 47 was a thousand users. Our bikes made last year 1 million km 300 thousand km. This year we are planning to climb over 2,5 million km. Our bikes became available on average daily 86 minutes. This year, we think we will be going above 100 minutes. According to the generally accepted criteria in Europe, the use of the bicycle system seven times a day indicates that the system is successful. We are very close to this with 6,5 in Kayseri ”. Feyzullah Gündoğdu, the newly launched et Park-Bike ”system also made a statement about the Metropolitan Municipality of the car parked in the parking lot of those who can go to other parts of the city by bicycle, he said.