Kocaeli Smart Bike System “KOBİS X project of Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality which was put into operation in 2014 is 3. with stage 12 was established in the district. 71 station, 864 smart parking units and 500 smart bicycles have reached 100 thousand members.
ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORT SME
Kocaeli Smart Bicycle System kurulan KOBİS kurulan was established in 2014 to facilitate access to the city, to create intermediate facilities that nourish public transportation systems and to encourage the use of an environmentally and sustainable means of transportation. The project 5, which was designed to be integrated with the transportation network of Izmit city center in the first stage, spread to 12 district in the year.
12 COUNTRY 71 KOBIS STATION
In order to expand the “SME” project throughout Kocaeli, 3. The stage work was started in 2018. 3. With etap, 2019 added new smart bike stations, 12 smart parking units and 35 smart bikes in 420 district as of the year. With the newly built stations, KOBİS started to serve with 262 smart bicycle stations, 71 smart parking units and 864 smart bicycles in total.
STATIONS AND BICYCLES NO MORE MODERN
3. With Etap, citizens' satisfaction has been increased with more modern stations and bicycles. With the innovations made, bicycles gained a more robust and aesthetic structure. Each bike was fitted with a GPS tracker, making tracking easier. Thanks to RF ID and GPS technology, the system was activated by contacting the database to monitor all the movements of the bicycle.
SECURITY NOT FORGOTTEN
KİOSK units and software have been completely renewed. On the top of the KİOSK units are the 61cm information display and a security camera. The new touchscreen display provides great convenience thanks to its multi-functional software. New versions of parking units have increased the safety of bicycles. Digital parking unit panels make getting and returning bikes even easier.
NUMBER OF MEMBERS WAS 100 THOUSAND
Stations that were spread to all districts and renovation works were also reflected in citizen satisfaction. 2019 As of June, the number of SME members 100 reached a thousand people. In this direction, the Department of Transportation and Traffic Management, SME service with the "cleaner environment, less traffic" slogan will continue to work for citizens to use bicycles.