Uğur İbrahim Altay, the Mayor of Konya Metropolitan Municipality, participated in the Marmara International City Forum (MARUF) held at the Istanbul Congress Center.
Alt Cities Producing Solutions ”with the motto of 1-2-3 October Altay, who spoke about Konya and the Bicycle Master Plan, stated that they made great efforts to make Konya the brand city of the world. Mayor Altay said, biri One of the most important projects we are dealing with is preparing the Konya Bicycle Master Plan. In recent days we have done our protocols MoEU Konya, who managed this business will be the first city in Turkey. At the same time, we wish to explain this internationally. ”
BICYCLE MASTER PLAN IS A LIGHT Ahead
In the city center of Konya 320 kilometers from the city President stating the 550-kilometer bicycle path network in general is currently the province with the highest bicycle path network in Turkey Altay, a share expressed that they reveal their 2030 goal of the forum. First of all, Konya made a bicycle-friendly city, and they wanted people in Konya to continue their lives on bicycle, Mayor Altay said. “Konya is actually a city that has used bicycle as a means of transportation from the past. Only the current infrastructure is already ranks first in Turkey. The Bicycle Master Plan is actually a light ahead. What we are trying to do is to take a picture of today and to create a projection for the future. In the 2030 787 kilometers by bike Konya hopefully set an example for Turkey in this sense will be a city, "he said.
In addition to Uğur İbrahim Altay, Mayor of Konya Metropolitan Municipality; Environment and climate change, urban technologies and innovation, transportation and mobility, urban infrastructure, housing and built environment, migration, city networks, local development, social inclusion, resilience, by Güneş Lifeless, Eser Atak, Abhimanyu Prakash, Aniruddha Dasgupta and Rory Nuijens public space and governance issues were discussed.
The 25 Marmara International City Forum, with the participation of more than 200 speakers from the 3 country, will last the XNUMX day in different themes.