According to the data of the Dutch-based company, which prepared statistics about traffic congestion around the world, Bursa ranked 2017 in the list of the most congested cities in 68, leaving 2018 city behind with 5 relief in 92 and settled in 160.
In the same research, Istanbul became the most congested 6 traffic in Istanbul, while Ankara 86, Izmir 99 and Antalya ranked 156.
Bursa Mayor Alinur Aktas, 'small touches' as he described, smart intersection applications and road widening work provided by the relaxation of international data, he said.
Smart junction applications and road widening works implemented by Bursa Metropolitan Municipality were reflected in the international data that reduced traffic congestion. Bursa, which was ranked 2017 in 68 in the research of the Netherlands-based company, which prepares traffic congestion statistics worldwide, ranked 2018 in 160.
The 2018 year data of the TomTom Traffic Index, created by the Dutch-based navigation technology company TomTom, was created to help cities around the world tackle serious mobility challenges. Drivers, city planners, automobile manufacturers and policy makers in 6 56 continent in countries offering statistics and information about traffic jams in research 403 10 from Turkey were given places in the city. Bombay was the most congested city in India, Bogota from Colombia and Lima from Peru became the third most congested traffic. 2018 percent of the traffic congestion was identified as 53'te Istanbul after Moscow, the most congested 6'ninci traffic.
Bursa 92 step down
Ankara, where traffic congestion is determined as 31, ranks 86 in the list, Izmir 99 and Antalya in 156. Among the Turkish cities in the study, the most important relief in traffic was seen in Bursa. TomTom 2017 Traffic Index in the list of 68'ın Bursa, 5 percent decrease in traffic congestion in a year, 160'inci declined. Bursa's 2018 traffic jam in the year was measured as 26.
26 August best day
According to 2018 year statistics, 26 spent its most comfortable day in traffic on Sunday in August. The lowest congestion in traffic today is measured as 8 percent. The worst day of 2018 is reflected in the statistics as 12 January Friday. Today's highest congestion reached 41 percent. The survey also included traffic data during peak hours during the morning and evening during the week. Accordingly, the morning peak density was 35 percent, and the evening peak density was 58 percent. According to this data, the citizens of Bursa spent an extra 30 minute for the 11 minute ride in the morning and an extra 17 minute in the evening.
This is just the beginning
Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Alinur Aktas, evaluating the traffic index data announced, said that regression of 92 digits in a year is pleasing. Reminding that they took the traffic as the first job after taking office in Bursa and emphasized the smart intersection applications and road widening works which they described as küçük small touches Başkan, President Aktaş said, “Only these studies have led to a significant relief in traffic. This relief was demonstrated by the data of international companies. However, this is only the beginning. Together with the transportation master plan, we will see that the traffic jams will be reduced in two years with bridged intersections, new rail system lines and extension of the existing rail system to certain locations. ”