Izmir Metropolitan Municipality started a new era in public transportation with female bus drivers. Mayor Tunç Soyer congratulated the female drivers who were on the job during his visit to the ESHOT General Directorate and said, "You are the face of İzmir."
Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer met with female drivers who started working within the ESHOT General Directorate to serve in urban public transportation. Congratulating the new staff of the institution for their courage and self-confidence, Soyer said, “It seems that the people from Izmir are waiting for you. You are the pioneer, you are the face of İzmir. Hopefully more female drivers will follow you. ”