Arzu Tekir is the Director of Embarq Türkiye. She joined the team as the Operations Manager in January 2011. She was responsible for providing administrative, financial management, and programmatic support to EMBARQ Türkiye and restructuring administrative and operating procedures. She was...
- Director, Turkey, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable CitiesTurkey
According to the World Health Organization, 1.2 million people die every year in traffic crashes worldwide and 90 percent of deaths happen in low and middle-income countries. Almost half of these deaths are pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists. Road fatalities are expected to become the...
In November 2016, WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities and Turkey’s Ministry of Environment and Urbanization organized a four-day
- projectEnsuring a Sustainable and Vibrant Community in İzmir’s Historic Core
Istanbul, Turkey is notorious for its traffic congestion and, according to the Traffic Index Data by TomTom, is the most congested city in the world.
- projectImproving Road Safety for Istanbul’s Buses
WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities organized the third Livable Cities Symposium on November 19-20 in Istanbul, with over 400 representatives from local governments, the private
Şanlıurfa, Turkey has a population of nearly two million—which may seem small compared to mega cities, like Beijing—but is still greatly suffering from congestion.
- projectEvaluating mass transport in the city to improve road safety and accessibility
Bike share has become one of the fastest growing trends in urban transport over the past ten years.