The master plan of bicycle transportation will be prepared in Sakarya. With the plan, intensive use areas will be determined, surveys and analyzes will be carried out, workshops will be organized, and a 50-kilometer route that will complete the existing bicycle network will be selected and bicycle path projects will be prepared for these areas. President Yüce said that with the bicycle transportation master plan of Sakarya, Bicycle City will strengthen its claim in this field, and reiterated their determination to reach the targets of 500 kilometers of bicycle paths.
Sakarya Metropolitan Municipality is adding a new dimension to bicycle investments after receiving the title of 'Bicycle City'. The Metropolitan Municipality, which has taken various steps to spread bicycle transportation in the city, is holding the 'Sakarya Cycling Master Plan' tender, supported by the Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change, on Monday, 27 December. With the plan, intensive use areas will be determined, surveys and analyzes will be carried out, workshops will be organized, and a 50-kilometer route that will complete the existing bicycle network will be selected and bicycle path projects will be prepared for these areas.
Master plan of bicycle transportation will be issued
Expressing that they will prepare an exemplary work by preparing the bicycle transportation master plan of Sakarya, the City of Bicycle, President Ekrem Yüce said, “With the Sakarya Bicycle Transportation Master Plan, we will deal with the use of bicycles for transportation purposes in a comprehensive, rooted and holistic way. We will prepare a report on the current situation and deficiencies in order to increase the use of bicycles and to create a planned and healthy bicycle network. We will organize surveys that will cover information such as the purpose of use of the bicycle, duration of use, bicycle models, and analyze all aspects of the data. We will carry out bicycle counts during the weekdays in coordination with user surveys, especially in corridors where bicycle use is intense.”
World cities will be followed closely
Expressing that they will closely follow similar studies in world cities, taking into account the socioeconomic, geographical and climatic characteristics of Sakarya, Mayor Ekrem Yüce said, “We will determine the cities that create successful bicycle and pedestrian transportation strategies that will set an example for our country and that exhibit examples of implementation. We will examine in detail the bicycle and pedestrian transportation strategies, planning studies, applications and dissemination stages of these cities in comparison with our experts.”
50 kilometers of bicycle corridor will be determined
Stating that they will organize workshops for the Sakarya Cycling Master Plan with the participation of all stakeholders and pointing out the importance of preparing Sakarya for the future with a participatory municipal understanding, Mayor Ekrem Yüce said that solution suggestions will be presented with the workshop to be held with stakeholders who will contribute to the pedestrian and bicycle path plans integrated with public transportation. told. Expressing that in addition to all the works to be done, a 50-kilometer route that will complete the existing bicycle network will be selected and bicycle path projects will be prepared for this area, President Ekrem Yüce stated that Sakarya will be one of the world's brand cities in bicycles, and stated that the Sakarya Cycling Master Plan has a great importance for the future of the city. brought.
Günceleme: 20/12/2021 14:49