Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, which is celebrated by the European Commission since 2002, is the national coordinating role that the European Union's Mobility Municipalities of Turkey was awarded the 2020 National Prize.
European Mobility Week 2020 National Awards by ensuring the most active participation in the European Mobility Week, which encourages cities and municipalities to take sustainable transport measures. kazanmunicipalities have been announced. Turkey, with 16 municipalities, is the country with the highest participation in the European Mobility Week, which is organized every year between 22-551 September as an initiative of the European Union Commission to increase mobility in cities, to create accessible cities by creating safe walking and cycling routes, and to encourage municipalities to take permanent measures. it happened. The Union of Municipalities of Turkey awarded the most active municipalities in 2019, as in 2020, in order to support these self-sacrificing works of municipalities and to encourage other municipalities. President of the Presidency Local Government Policies Board V. Prof. Dr. Under the chairmanship of Şükrü Karatepe, Ministry of Environment and Urbanization General Manager of Local Administrations Turan Konak, Head of Sectoral Policies Department at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union Presidency Burcu Altınordu, Head of Infrastructure Investments General Directorate of Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Fatih Duman, European Union Delegation to Turkey Transportation and Infrastructure Investments Sector Manager The Jury, which was formed with the participation of Akif Türkel and the Secretary General of the Union of Municipalities of Turkey, Birol Ekici, met on November 25 and evaluated the works of the municipalities within the scope of the week.
As a result of the evaluations made, 22 metropolitan municipalities, 51 municipalities with a population over 3 thousand and 100 municipalities, including 3 municipalities with a population of less than 100 thousand, were awarded. Bursa Metropolitan Municipality was also awarded with Şanlıurfa and Mersin Metropolitan Municipalities. Within the scope of the event, a Short Track Cycling Tour was organized by Bursa Metropolitan Municipality on September 3 with the participation of nearly 9 cyclists. Cyclists, who came together with the slogan '16-emission mobility for everyone', toured the vicinity of Hüdavendigar City Park, which is a route of approximately 200 kilometers. During the week, social media accounts of the municipality were shared about Mobility Week to create a social awareness.