520 Million Passengers Moved in Public Transportation in Izmir

520 million passengers moved in mass transportation in Izmir
520 million passengers moved in mass transportation in Izmir

In the 2018 of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, the number of passengers carried by public transport has exceeded the number of 520 million. With the introduction of the tram and subway to the subway, the number of passengers carried by rail system broke the record of all time and found the 205 million. The share of the rail system in public transport increased to 40. The highest in history has reached the sea transportation.

Thanks to the investments made by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality to expand the environmentally friendly and modern public transportation and to breathe city traffic, new records were broken in the number of passengers in public transportation. In 2018 in Izmir, the number of passengers transported by public transport exceeded 520 million. The biggest share in public transportation was the ESHOT with approximately 243 million passengers. Together with İZULAŞ, the number of buses in total passengers reached 300 million.

205 million passengers on rails
With the share of the rail system in public transportation reaching 40 percent, İzmir maintained its leadership in this area. The extension of İZBAN to Selçuk, Karşıyaka and Konak tram lines started to operate in İzmir with the total length of 180 kilometers. İzmir Metro, which reduced the frequency of flights to 2018 minutes, reached 205 million passengers in 2,5. Izmir Metro transported 2018 million passengers the previous year. Serving throughout the year Karşıyaka The number of passengers on the Konak tramway, which started the paid transportation by tram in July, became 1 million annually. IZBAN, which continuously increases the length of the line and currently operates the 24 kilometer line between Aliaga and Selcuk, carried 136 million passengers in 2018 despite a one-month strike. Thus, the total number of 85 million passengers in İzmir, rail systems, last year's N 205 million passengers ”increased the number of 200 million. The share of rail systems in public transport cake in İzmir has also increased.

İZDENİZ broke the record
Turkey's youngest and most modern fleet of vessels to serve beginners with Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, reached their highest figure in the history of marine transportation. IZDENIZ, 2018 in the number of passengers 16 million 300 thousand reached. The number of vehicles transported by passenger cars exceeded the 1 million threshold. 2013 13 500 XNUMX XNUMX in the year of which the city of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, the young and modern fleet of ships created by increasing this number every year.

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