“Sustainable Transportation” and “İzmir History” projects won two awards in the Sign of the City competition. kazanAt the same time, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality was the local government that received the most awards in the competition.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, this year 5. He returned with two awards from the Sign of the City Awards (SOTCA).
The "Sustainable Transportation Project" carried out by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality in the Best Transportation and Infrastructure Services category of the competition, organized in 5 branches under the leadership of the Hürriyet Newspaper, and the "Izmir History Project", also carried out by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, in the category of Preserving / Sustaining the Cultural Heritage. kazanwas.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Aziz Kocaoglu participated in the ceremony held at Istanbul Hilton Bomonti Hotel. Dr. Suha Özkan and Hürriyet Newspaper Editor-in-Chief Vahap Munyar. Attending the ceremony were Minister of Environment and Urban Planning Murat Kurum and Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mevlüt Uysal.
In line with the goal of reducing the carbon emissions in the city, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality has given the greatest weight to public transportation. In addition to metro, İZBAN and tram investments, İzmir's local government started to produce the energy of its electric bus fleet at the solar power plant, which was installed on ESHOT rooftops.
Within the framework of İzmir History Project, which has been carried out by Metropolitan Municipality since 2013, important steps are being taken in the direction of rehabilitation and revitalization of Kemeraltı-Agora-Kadifekale triangle which is known as historical city center.