A bicycle unit is established within the Antalya Metropolitan Municipality, Transportation Planning and Rail System Department. The team, which includes engineers, city planners and technical personnel, will plan the bicycle paths in Antalya according to the need by using bicycles.
Antalya Metropolitan Municipality, Department of Transportation Planning and Rail System is establishing a cycling unit to support bicycle transportation. Metropolitan Municipality last week, European Mobility Week therefore organized by the Union of Municipalities of Turkey 'Bike Transport for municipalities Idea and Project Application Contest' entering the first 10 250 next thousand grant awards and also won the 8 bike awards. The bicycles, which were delivered to the Transportation Planning Rail System Department, were distributed to the personnel in charge of examining the bicycle paths and planning bicycle paths. The cycling unit, which includes engineers, city planners and technical personnel, will examine the new bicycle routes in the city and new routes will be experienced and determined in the field.
8 BICYCLES GIVEN TO THE MUNICIPALITY
Nurettin Tonguç, Head of Antalya Metropolitan Municipality Transportation Planning Rail System Department, who stated that they won an award by entering the top 10 with the bicycle carrying apparatus used in public transportation vehicles in the 'Bicycle Transportation Idea and Project Implementation Competition for Municipalities, said it was.
THE NEEDS OF BICYCLES WILL BE DETERMINED
Department Head Tonguç said, “Our project was the integration of bicycle transportation with public transportation. In this project, we received a grant of 250 thousand TL as a reward and 8 bicycles were given as a gift. We will use these bicycles together with our friends in our Department. We are creating a unit of friends who use bicycles. Engineers and technical colleagues working in the cycling unit will set out with bicycles from time to time to determine the needs of cyclists and to improve bicycle paths. Our cycling unit will work to support cycling and to make cycling more usable as an alternative means of transportation, ”he said.