İZBAN Awarded Best Cooperation Award
İZBAN, which was established with the partnership of İzmir Metropolitan Municipality and TCDD and started pre-operation on 50 August 30, was awarded a great award by the International Public Transport Association (UITP) in the "Best Cooperation" category on its journey as a "Tolerance and Synergy for İzmir" project. was deemed worthy. İZBAN, which won the first place in the international competition at the UITP World Congress held every two years, will be awarded with a ceremony to be held in Geneva on 2010 May 28.
This year, 92 projects from 3 countries in six categories and 400 from Turkey participated in the competition themed "Grow With Public Transport" by UITP, which has 40 thousand 240 members in 18 countries and is considered the most prestigious institution of the public transportation sector in the world. İZBAN, which emerged from the unity of the central government and the local administration, was shown as an exemplary project to 92 UITP member countries thanks to this feature. This award of İZBAN, which draws attention with its innovations and pioneering applications in the rail system sector, kazanIncreasing efficiency by reaching 156 thousand passengers on a 200-year-old line that carries a few thousand passengers a day, enlarging the public transport cake in Izmir, implementing a brand new management and financing model, reducing the traffic density on the north-south line, and with all these aspects, Gaziray and It played an important role in setting an example for projects such as Marmaray. İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu personally handed over the competition participation file to UITP Secretary General Alain Flausch and Turkey Director Kaan Yıldızgöz at the Public Transport Turkey Conference held at the beginning of March.
Founded in 1885, the International Association of Public Transport (UITP), which consists of public transport operators from 92 countries, ministries, local administrations, industrial organizations, research centers, academicians and consultants, is the largest member of the public transport sector, with more than 3 organizations worldwide. has the distinction of being an establishment. UITP, headquartered in Brussels, has offices in Dubai, Moscow, Istanbul, Rome, Sao Paulo, Abidjan, Bangalore, Johannesburg, Hong Kong and Canberra.
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