Bicycle Master Plan Covering the General of Istanbul is being Prepared

Bicycle Master Plan Covering the General of Istanbul is being Prepared
Bicycle Master Plan Covering the General of Istanbul is being Prepared

The Historic Peninsula was the scene of the "Pedal from School to Parliament" event organized in cooperation with IMM and Fatih Kocamustafapaşa Primary School. Hundreds of Istanbulites, big and small, as part of the 23 April celebrations, IMM President Ekrem İmamoğluHe pedaled with the start of . Before starting the tour, İmamoğlu met with cyclists, including primary school students, non-governmental organizations, bicycle clubs and parents in Fatih district, and said that he would insist on pedestrianizing Ordu Street. Noting that they are working to increase the number of bicycle paths, İmamoğlu said, “I will insist that bicycle paths be placed on some main arteries that we know. I swear, especially for children… In order to enable them to have the strongest talents in the world, we need to ensure that they live in a clean, healthy and beautiful environment.”

As part of the 23 April National Sovereignty and Children's Day celebrations, a bicycle tour in the Historic Peninsula was organized. Elementary school students, non-governmental organizations, bicycle clubs and IMM bureaucrats pedaled together in the event, which was held together with the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) and Fatih Özgür Pedals Cycling Club within the body of Fatih Kocamustafapaşa Primary School. IMM President Ekrem İmamoğlumet with children and cyclists before the tour started. In his speech, İmamoğlu said that the world is designing a future free from fossil fuels and emphasized the importance of children's acquiring the habit of cycling.

“I RESIST IN PEERITIZATION”

Referring to the pedestrianization of Ordu Street in Fatih district, İmamoğlu said, “Changes can be difficult sometimes. When we put a bicycle path on a street, the first reaction is that the roads of the cars have narrowed. However, the roads of the cars do not narrow. There are still roads for cars to go. We're just adding an additional bike path. We may also face a backlash for not putting it in. As a mayor, I will insist on this, together with all my friends, I will insist that bicycle paths be placed on some main arteries that we know in order to increase bicycle paths. I swear, especially for children… In order to enable them to have the strongest talents in the world, we need to ensure that they live in a really clean, healthy and beautiful environment.”

“I DREAM OF A FATIH WITHOUT A VEHICLE”

Mayor Imamoglu shared his dream about Fatih, where Istanbul has seven hills:

“A Conqueror who is free of vehicles, has clean and sparkling roads on its roads, and has plenty of pedestrian paths. I want a Fatih where existing vehicles and buses operate with electricity. I want a clean Fatih. This befits the area we call ancient history, what we describe as ancient culture, and perhaps the most beautiful part of the world. I want a Fatih on its streets, where tourists from all over the world watch with admiration, visit historical artifacts and see how you living here experience that beautiful culture.

ROUTES ARE COMING FOR cyclists

Sharing the knowledge that a "Bicycle Master Plan" covering the whole of Istanbul is being worked on, IMM President said, "We are preparing a design guide for bicycle paths. We are creating incredibly beautiful routes that cover the whole of Istanbul.” used the phrases.

İmamoğlu, who started the tour by wishing the cyclists a pleasant and safe ride, said, “I wish you pleasant rides on this magnificent route, which includes the historical beauties of Istanbul, perhaps the most beautiful beauties of the world. Dear children, I love you all so much. He concluded his speech with the words "Happy April 23 National Sovereignty and Children's Day".

ABOUT “PEDAL FROM SCHOOL TO PARLIAMENT”

“From School to Parliament Pedal” is realized in cooperation with IMM and Fatih Özgür Pedals Cycling Club, which was established within Fatih Kocamustafapaşa Primary School. Students studying in primary and secondary schools in Fatih District, bicycle clubs and associations and parents attend the event.

Günceleme: 25/04/2022 11:32

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