Izmir Metropolitan Municipality is celebrating the European Mobility Week between 16-22 September at the same time as many other cities. During the week, the theme of which is “Healthy and Safe Mobility”, activities promoting walking and cycling will be organized. On September 22, bicycles within the bike rental system BISIM will be used free of charge.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality will organize a series of activities due to the “Mobility Week” between 16-22 September and the “Car Free Day” on 22 September. During the European Mobility Week celebrated with the theme of “Healthy and Safe Mobility”, BISIM bike sharing system will be available free of charge on Wednesday, September 22. Izmir Metropolitan Municipality will leave a total of 30 thousand 7 meters of road in 522 districts for the use of pedestrians and cyclists this year. Walking and cycling tours will be organized to create a more environmentally friendly and environmentally friendly İzmir.
Let's go to a car-free day!
Within the scope of the “Car-Free City Day” on September 22 and the “Open Streets Day” celebrated in Europe on the same day, a series of measures were taken to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles, to take measures to encourage citizens to benefit from public transportation opportunities, and to create a healthier and more environmentally friendly İzmir. the event is planned. For the first time in a city in Turkey, on September 22, some streets and avenues in all districts will be closed to traffic simultaneously. At 12.15, people with disabilities will walk from Lausanne Square to Gazi Osmanpaşa Street.
Word game, beduk concert, bike tours…
The Metropolitan Municipality will organize the “Pedal to School” event in Torbalı on September 17. On Saturday, September 18, after the E-Pedal bike tour between Konak and İnciraltı, the depicted version of the movie "The Little Prince" will be screened at the Accessible Film event. On September 19, at 16.00 with a bicycle tour in Selçuk, Ephesus and Pamucak. Karşıyaka'Fancy Women' will come to Passport Pier with the İzdeniz ship, which will depart from Istanbul, and will organize a bicycle tour at the Fair Kültürpark.
The Metropolitan Municipality will host other events on September 22. A talk on 'Cities for People and Without Automobiles' will be held on Gazi Osmanpaşa Street at 14.00. There will be a “Word Game” concert with Ali İhsan Varol between 14.45 and 15.45, and a “Beduk” concert at 21.00.
Open to pedestrians and cyclists only
During the Mobility Week across Europe, various events are organized with the participation of millions of people under the name of public transport day, bicycle day, living streets/greenways day, environmentally responsible transport day, environment and health day, leisure/shopping day and car-free city day. Various activities have been held in İzmir as part of the European Mobility Week for the last seven years.
Roads to be closed in 30 districts
The roads to be closed in 22 districts on September 30 are as follows; Aliağa-Gükümet Street, Balçova Spormen Street, Bayındır Government Street, Bayraklı 258 Street, Bergama Mustafa Yazıcı Street, Beydağ Beyköy Square Street, Bornova Süvari Street, Buca 83 Street, Çeşme 1016 Street, Çiğli 8010/2 Street, Dikili Atatürk Street, Foça İzmir Street, Gaziemir Gazi Atatürk Boulevard, Güzelbahçe Şehit Yzb. İlhami Yılmaz Street, Karabağlar 52/72 Street, Karaburun 142-143-138 Street, Karşıyaka Cemal Gürsel Street, Kemalpaşa 134 Street, Kınık Gazipaşa Street, Kiraz Mesir Street, Konak 39 Street- Gazi Paşa Boulevard, Menderes Government Street, Menemen Ziya Gökalp Street, Narlıdere Güngören Street, Ödemiş Çilek Street, Seferihisar Atatürk Street, Selçuk Prof. Anton Kallinger Street, Tire Belediye Hanı Street, Torbalı 4513 Street, Urla 2112 Street- Yorgo Seferis Street.