EMBARQ Turkey Kocaeli Solutions Project: Kocaeli, Mediterranean Pilot şehirseçil to renew its Transportation System by the Council of Europe. The “SOLUTIONS - Opportunities for Low Carbon Urban Transportation” Project, realized within the scope of the 7th Framework Program of the Council of Europe, was developed to provide information sharing on innovative and environmentally friendly transportation solutions among selected cities and to support their implementation in selected cities. 6 pilot cities whose development will be supported in the project have been determined. Latin America, Asia and the Mediterranean region in Turkey has applied to projects covering many cities. Kocaeli was the only city chosen as the Pilot City of the Mediterranean Region. Other cities in the same category; Kochi (India), Leon (Mexico), Belo Horizonte (Brazil), Guiyang (China). SOLUTIONS project partner, Sustainable Transport Association - EMBARQ Kocaeli, Turkey will provide support throughout the project, to be coached.
7. REALIZED WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE PROGRAM "SOLUTIONS" with MEDITERRANEAN PILOT PROJECT CITY OF SELECTED KOCAELI to, EMBARQ TURKEY WILL SUPPORT the project's partners.
The project, which will start with a workshop to be held in Barcelona, Spain on April 24-25, 2014, will last for two years. In the workshop, pilot cities will meet with stakeholder institutions that will coach them throughout the project and guide cities that have implemented successful transportation solutions. Both the European Region by the European Council in projects that apply in many cities of the Mediterranean countries as well as from Turkey, Istanbul was chosen as the pilot city. Projects throughout the Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality specialized institutions will work together with the Sustainable Transport Association - was EMBARQ Turkey. EMBARQ Turkey, Kocaeli will do a feasibility study of existing transportation systems, environmentally friendly, will support innovative solutions to identify targets and to assess the feasibility of the proposed solutions to Kocaeli.
road safety in the Metrobus line, accessibility analysis, effective use of the common living area, pedestrianization projects, social as integrated public transport solutions and cycling routes, environmentally and economically sustainable transport solutions, specializing in work EMBARQ Turkey, SOLUTIONS Project is a Kocaeli, coaching and literally During the It will contribute to the goal of making a “success story”.
Sustainable Transport Association - Director of EMBARQ Turkey Arzu Tabby: "We performed analyzes for Kocaeli'ninmevcut system throughout the project. In the light of these data, we will help Kocaeli set the change targets. As a SOLUTIONS Project partner, we will contribute to the sharing of successful project examples by conducting joint events with other selected cities. In addition, we will support the development of the proposed solutions according to Kocaeli. We share the goal of making a success story out of many cities that succeeded in Kocaeli, Turkey Turkish Mediterranean Coast Pilot City of selected samples taken both in Turkey and in the world applied to take part in the project by performing an intensive cooperation throughout the project. " said. Cities and guide institutions determined within the scope of the project:
Mediterranean Pilot City:
- • Kocaeli, Turkey - EMBARQ türkiyelat America and Asia Pilot Cities:
- • Belo Horizonte, Brazil - EMBARQ Brazil
- • Leon, Mexico - EMBARQ Mexico
- • Guiyang, China - CATS
- • Kochi, India - ICLEI SA