"European Mobility Week", which is held between September 16-22 all over the world, is celebrated in Balıkesir with the activities prepared by the Metropolitan Municipality. UMT and Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Yücel Yılmaz stated that hundreds of municipalities in Türkiye are participating in the week with projects and activities and that Balıkesir will be one of the prominent cities with the activities it organizes.
"European Mobility Week", which is held every year between September 16-22 all over the world, is celebrated in Balıkesir with events organized by the Metropolitan Municipality. Within the scope of the activities organized with the motto "Discover Your City - Save Your Future Energy" this year, programs for everyone from 7 to 70, from mobility activities in parks to bicycle riding trainings, from sports and dance shows to children's workshops and environmental trainings, will be held until September 22.
CAR-FREE CITY DAY WILL BE CELEBRATED
Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality encourages cities and municipalities to take measures and support sustainable transportation in various events specially prepared for the European Mobility Week. In this context, "Car Free City Day" event will be held on Wednesday, September 20 at 14.00. On the Car-Free City Day, which will be organized to encourage active mobility, public transport use and the use of smart transportation solutions, Edremit, Altınkum Neighborhood Atatürk Street will be closed to traffic and cycling activities will be held.
'OUR GOAL IS A HEALTHY LIFE'
Yücel Yılmaz, Union of Municipalities of Türkiye and Mayor of Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality, said that the European Mobility Week, which is organized by UMT, is a project aiming sustainable, clean and healthy living conditions in cities. Stating that hundreds of municipalities in Türkiye are participating in the week with projects and activities, Mayor Yılmaz said that Balıkesir will be one of the prominent cities with the activities it organizes.