Transist Public Transportation Symposium and Fair: Transist 6th Transportation Symposium and Fair, organized within the scope of Public Transportation Week, started at Istanbul Congress Center.
Organized by IETT in order to bring together all public transportation institutions in our country under a common language and understanding under a single roof and to spread the culture of public transportation, IV. Public Transport Week VI. Transist 2013 Transportation Symposium and Fair opening ceremony was held in Istanbul Congress Center. The ceremony hosted by Hazım Körmükçü, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Deputy Mayor Ahmet Selamet, IETT General Manager Dr. Hayri Baraçlı Hak-İş Confederation President Mahmut Arslan and many sector representatives attended.
The transportation sector is very important in the development of the country
Speaking at the opening of the symposium Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Deputy Mayor Ahmet Selamet contributed to the development of the country's transport sector in the beginning of the transportation, stating that a driving force in the development of society, he said. Selamet stated that they offer quality, comfortable and safe transportation service as municipality and added: ın Istanbul 2023 transportation master plan was prepared. We prepared the road map that will carry our city to 2023 according to the requirements of the era. We have prepared the traffic density map. Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality mobile traffic application to the mobile phone application is almost not. Ediy said.
Istanbul's bus fleet has been completely renewed
Both in the railways, as well as high-speed trains and divided road with investments in Turkey four corners of an iron network, high-speed trains and divided highway voicing investment with interconnected Salvation, "Mr. more came to the fore in recent years in this area under the leadership of our Prime Minister. Canal Istanbul, Marmaray, the third airport and new railway lines are the obvious examples of these. In the near future, it will be reduced to 3 hours by high speed train between Istanbul and Ankara. Today, 26 million trips are made daily in Istanbul. In 2023, this number will be 36 million. We allocate the biggest share in investments to transportation. We bought 1705 new buses to IETT in the last two years, we are starting the era of smart buses, buses with bicycle apparatus are on the road. Now, shortly after, our citizens will start using Akbil or İstanbulkart in minibuses. Together with Bus AŞ, we bought approximately 3 thousand new buses. The bus fleet of Istanbul has been completely renewed, rejuvenated and modernized. " said.
We strive for the dissemination of public transportation
Speaking at the opening of the symposium General Manager Dr. Hayri Baraçlı, in his speech, stated that they set out in order to realize a worldwide organization. Reminding that the Transist was the fourth this year, Baraçlı said, ünc We are in an effort to bring sustainability to an important point. While doing these, we organize symposiums and workshops that will bring out city mobility and difference. Many of the authorities of the public transport are here. This year, much more intense than the previous years and at a very different point in the public transportation will provide a culture of change that will enable to spread. Göre He said.
Istanbul 15 outpaces the 142 country of the world
Stating that they determined the main theme of this year's transist events as "4M" consisting of Management, Mobility, Maintenance and Manufacture, Baraçlı emphasized that Istanbul surpasses 15 countries of the world with a population of 142 million. made. Noting that IETT transports more than 1 billion passengers annually with private public buses, metrobus, nostalgic tram and Beyoğlu-Karaköy tunnel line, Baraçlı said, `` The world's most uninterrupted railway transportation between Asia and Europe continents was opened on October 29. With the Marmaray, which is one of its major projects, an average of 80 thousand people per day and 137,9 million people per year are transported in our metro lines, which have a rail system of 1,5 kilometers. Transport is a long way. We need to have a public transport culture that takes time, cost and human factors into account. In order to ensure the sustainability of service quality, we should not forget that the human factor is the most important factor. Because the accumulated workforce is one of the most critical elements of public transportation. " said.
We have created a new model in Turkey
1705 new bus purchases İETT create a new model that expresses Baraçlı in Turkey with; Or Thus, companies have the chance to make R & D. In this way, they have the opportunity to present their products in European standards. Last year we created a platform for the domestic engine. If we start the domestic production as a result of the workshops and the reports obtained in the last year, we will have the chance to fulfill some of the activities with the fact that the industry can reach to the most extreme points on behalf of our country. Geç
We serve with the 15 thousand laborers in the public transportation of Istanbul
In his speech, Hak-İş President Mahmut Arslan said that they serve the public transportation of Istanbul with approximately 15 thousand workers. Expressing that Istanbul is a center of attraction, but also a center of some problems, Arslan said, “We all know how threatened the life safety of our bus driver friends, who are responsible for the safety of passengers, while our buses were destroyed during the Gezi events. But they have always taken a great risk to get the passengers to their places safely and to protect their health. " said.
We must disseminate the public transport culture together
Expressing that the dissemination of public transportation culture is an important task, especially in large and modern cities, Arslan said, “If we achieve this, the further Istanbul takes in public transportation, the quicker we will get rid of this traffic ordeal. For this reason, we will continue our contribution and support in spreading the culture of public transportation, accepting it voluntarily not by imposing it, and taking steps in this regard. Let's prepare IETT for the future together and build our future together. " he spoke.
After the speeches, the fair was opened. The first Turkish trolleybus called "Tosun", which was produced by IETT masters 45 years ago, was also exhibited at the fair.