Cycling Time in the Capital

cycling time in the capital
cycling time in the capital

Mansur Yavaş, Mayor of Ankara Metropolitan Municipality, realizes another election promise. Metropolitan Municipality has signed a cooperation protocol with 5 university which is located on the bicycle path route within the scope of the projects carried out to improve the bicycle infrastructure of the capital.

Mayor of Ankara Metropolitan Municipality Mansur Yavaş, EGO General Manager Nihat Alkaş, the Rector of Ankara University. Dr. Erkan İbiş, Rector of Bilkent University Dr. Prof. Abdullah Atalar, Rector of Gazi University Dr. Prof. Dr. İbrahim Uslan, Rector of Hacettepe University A.Haluk Özen, Vice Rector of Middle East Technical University Dr. Tülin Gençöz participated in the conference.


Speaking at the protocol signing ceremony within the scope of the projects that will create working groups for a sustainable, healthy, reliable and environmental transportation system and develop the bicycle infrastructure in the city, Mayor Yavaş emphasized that he cares about cycling projects, 30 in August 500 August Victory Park.

Mayor Yavaş stated that they will continue to bring bicycle paths to Ankara and said, “We are very excited and we have just built a thousand 500 meter bike path. We opened a dormant park and offered it to our citizens. Cyclists came to the park immediately. It is especially enjoyable for children. ”


Stressing that the “Bike Path” project will be very useful, the academicians said, “The work has a transportation and environmental dimension. We thank you. By doing this through universities, it will also provide the cultural infrastructure for youth to start a healthy life. Comfort in transportation, healthy living, fighting obesity, this is a really big package, we thank you ”.


The project, which covers an 56 kilometer cycle in the capital, will start at Ümitköy Metro Station and will end at Gazi University following the route of Hacettepe University, Bilkent University, Middle East Technical University, National Library and Ankara University.

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