Plovdiv - the city of the cyclist


Hundreds of cyclists joined the cycling procession today, starting from Saedinenie Square. The column was led by the mayor of Plovdiv Ivan Totev, followed by Olympic medalists, deputy and district mayors. The initiative is named "Plovdiv - the city of the cyclist" and is organized for the fourth time.

"I wish this year there are no cyclist accidents. I wish you to use bicycles not only on weekends but also as an alternative means of transportation to work and thus to preserve to keep the air of Plovdiv cleaner and to reduce the traffic,"said Ivan Totev.

"Plovdiv Municipality continues its policy of completing the cycling network and implementing the strategy " Plovdiv - the city of the cyclist ", added deputy mayor Georgi Tityukov.

The procession passed by the Maritsa-South Boulevard through the North entrance of the Regatta Venue / The Iron Bridge /, along the Plovdiv Stadium, along the Yasna Polyana Str., on 6th September Boulevard, through the southern entrance to the Regatta Venue / Landmark Hotel /, continued along the southern bank of the canal.

The finish was at the Final Complex where there was a musical program. For the smallest participants, a bicycle race was organized.

The organizers of the cycling are the Municipality of Plovdiv and the municipal enterprise "Youth Center Plovdiv".


Project "Establishing Youth Centre in the city of Plovdiv", with the financial support of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2009-2014 ДО3-9/28.01.2014