2013 will be the year of transportation in Bursa: Giant projects of the Metropolitan Municipality, which has added new rings to the investment chains for 4 years, with the aim of Bursa being a brand world city, will be opened one by one in 2013.
Turkey's shining star Bursa Metropolitan Municipality launched with investments hit 2012. stamp. Bursa, stadium, BursaRay Kestel stage, T1 tram line, cable car, Science and Technology Center, Metropolitan Municipality new building, Hüdavendigar City Park, sports facilities, restoration of historical, social and cultural places, It will add value to Bursa by completing the projects that are being carried out by Metropolitan Municipality in 2013. A total investment of 2012 million 616 thousand TL was made in 296 by the Metropolitan Municipality in Bursa, which has almost broken the investment record.
The fruits of the investments will be gathered in 2013
Having adopted the principle of making Bursa a modern world city, Metropolitan Municipality will continue its investments in 2013 as well. Metropolitan Municipality aims to earn an investment of approximately 1 billion TL in Bursa, from the construction of BursaRay and tram and neighborhood parks to cultural services, projects where the historical heritage will be emphasized, sports, infrastructure and drinking water investments.
Congratulating the new year of all Bursa residents, Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Recep Altepe said that they will serve Bursa residents with the same excitement in 2013 as well. Reminding that the works that add value to Bursa have been carried out so far and said “We are realizing our investments towards the needs of our city in line with the demands of the citizens, with the understanding of participatory management”, adding that they will focus on urban transformation projects in 2013.
Mayor Altepe stated that they transferred 70 percent of their investment budget to transportation with the goal of 'accessible city' in Bursa. Reminding that the tender was held in BursaRay Görgülü Line, although the tender was held in the past, President Altepe said, “With this amendment, we brought the Emek line to Bursa as well as the Görgülü line. "The road is civilization" has been expanded to this day and the newly opened road length has reached 372 kilometers. "
Mayor Altepe, which produces solutions for urban traffic with rail system investments and alternative road projects and aims to implement the 5 km rail system line in 26,5 years, said, “We wanted to establish a healthy and modern transportation system and bring it to Bursa in modern European countries. In this regard, we want to equip the city with iron nets. In the life where time flows like water, every minute has value. When our rail system projects, which are fast and practical transportation systems are completed, Bursa will add value to its value. ”
In addition to the application that allows uninterrupted transportation of Bursa residents from Caryatağı to Uludağ University, BursaRay Labor Line was also included in the system with a 2,5-kilometer route, with the savings provided by the Gorukle line. Transportation on the Mudanya Road was also breathed with the BursaRay Labor line, which also included the biggest junction of Bursa, the Emek Junction, with the junction arrangement, the BursaRay station and the rail system operation.
Kestel Gürsu stage does not slow down work
The works on the BursaRay Gürsu - Kestel line, which will extend the light rail system to the east of Bursa, are also continuing rapidly. Studies continue at the 7-kilometer Kestel stage, consisting of 8 stations named Mimar Sinan - Orhangazi University, Hacivat, Şirinevler, Otosansit, Değirmenönü - Cumalıkızık, Gürsu and Kestel.
Within the scope of the project, the renovation works of Hacivat, Balıklı and Deliçay bridges continue. When the studies are completed, the region; 3 lane highway bridges in the north and south 2 lane light rail bridges in the middle.
Stating that the metro, bridge and asphalt works on the Ankara Road have come to an end, Mayor Altepe announced that the transportation will be relieved up to 1 month, and that BursaRay's Kestel flights will begin in the summer months.
Modern transportation to the city center
Work also began on the local ring line known as the Sculpture - Garage (T1) tram line. The line, which will have 6,5 stops on the 13 km long route, will carry the pleasure of tram to the center of Bursa. After the works carried out on the stadiums, İnönü and Altıparmak streets, it is aimed to complete the city ring line that covers the route of Stadium Avenue-Altıparmak Avenue-Atatürk Avenue-Sculpture-İnönü Avenue-Cyprus Martyrs Street-Kent Square-Darmstad Street in 10 months. The Metropolitan Municipality, which aims to deliver the tram line to every corner of the city, will add 7 new lines in the city ring line in the future. In this way, Pınarbaşı İpekcılık, Yıldırım, Terminal, Nilüfer, Çekirge, Beşevler and Küçükbalıklı lines will be able to reach citizens to the city center by tram. The works that will prevent air pollution and noise pollution caused by vehicle density and exhaust smoke in the city center in Bursa will make the city center more attractive.
Convenient access to the Hotels Area with the new cable car
Metropolitan Municipality facilitates transportation to Uludağ, the favorite tourism center of Bursa, and does not leave comfort. Construction work has accelerated in the new cable car, which will reach the Hotels Region from Teferrüç station in Bursa in 22 minutes and is the longest line cable car in the world with 8,84 kilometers. In the new system, where the existing passenger capacity will be increased to 12 times, the problem of waiting in line will be prevented with 8 gondola type cabins with a capacity of 175 people.