City Without Cars and Open Streets Day Held in Izmir

city ​​and open streets without cars
city ​​and open streets without cars

The activities organized by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality within the scope of Mobility Week continued today. In Europe, 22 celebrated for the first time on September the same day, “City without Cars” and Stre Open Streets Day etkinlik events were held in Izmir.

Today in İzmir (22 September), a portion of Cumhuriyet Boulevard was closed to traffic due to the Kent City without Cars Gün and “Open Streets Day” activities. Within the framework of the activities, sports games area, bicycle exhibition area, children's workshops area, pedestrian and bicycle platform, smothie bike, garden games area and workshops were opened at the intersection of Cumhuriyet Boulevard and Ali Çetinkaya Boulevard. Zumba, rhythm shows and dance activities for children were held in the stage set up in the area, and various activities were organized for disabled individuals.

Most kids had fun

The children enjoyed the activities within the scope of “Open Streets Day in of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality. The young participant Kerem Nurhan said, var There is a lot for us here, we play pinball, we ride bicycles. We are having a lot of fun. I would like to thank Izmir Metropolitan Municipality for this beautiful event. ” Elisabeth Garnero, who came to the event area with her young child, said, “It was a really nice activity especially for children. We participated in a similar event last year. I really care about this kind of activities for my child. It is necessary to leave a message to the society and it is a very entertaining activity for the children. Konu The participant Latife Erokay stated that she wishes a city without a car. “I wish these days could have been more. Traffic needs to be relieved and people need to be encouraged to public transport. Then the roads will be much different. Today it has been a very nice activity, especially children are having fun. ”

On the City Day without Cars, it is expected to be reminded of how the streets are used without motor vehicles, encouraging public transportation, pedestrian transportation and bicycle use, ownership of the streets, control of air and sound pollution, measurement and comparison of measurements.

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