Istanbul residents will spend less time waiting for a metrobus: the Metrobus project between TÜBİTAK and İBB has come to an end in Istanbul so that Metrobus passengers wait less at the stops. People living in Istanbul will spend less time waiting for metrobus.
A 24-month protocol was signed with TÜBİTAK to increase the efficiency of Metrobus and all bus lines in Istanbul. Approximately 800 thousand passengers will now wait less at stops.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Council approved IETT's 2013 Annual Report. IETT General Manager Hayri Baraçlı said that they realized their budget of over 2 billion by 90 percent and provided Istanbulites with a safe and quality journey in world standards.
Director Hayri Baraçlı stated that they carried approximately 52 thousand passengers with 535 vehicles on the 8-kilometer Söğütlüçeşme-Beylikdüzü Metrobus line with 906 thousand 800 trips per day. Stating that they have signed a 24-month protocol with TÜBİTAK to increase the efficiency of the bus and all bus lines in Istanbul, Baraçlı continued his words as follows: 'With this project we started, we are creating a more flexible line structure. It will be an exemplary model that reduces the waiting and travel time of our passengers at the stops. We will have integrated the entire transportation system under the responsibility of IETT, comfortable, fast, reliable and integrated with each other. '
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Indicating that IETT serves with environmentalist vehicles on all lines, Baraçlı said that IETT is a giant institution with 7 235 employees. Expressing that they have traveled 2013 million, 3 million 59 thousand flights and covered 700 million kilometers and carried 5 million passengers with a fleet of 379 thousand 170 buses in 462; He noted that 6 percent of public transportation in Turkey was carried out by IETT.