A first in Turkey ..! Smart Taxi Era Begins in Ankara

a first ankarada turkiyede smart taxi donemi basliyor
a first ankarada turkiyede smart taxi donemi basliyor

a first in Turkey ..! Smart Taxi Period Begins in Ankara; Ankara Metropolitan Mayor Mansur Yavaş, who made another promise of election, introduced the first prototype of the “Smart Taxi Project” to the press members.

Slow President stating the application will be implemented in Turkey for the first time in Turkey, seven thousand of technology systems serving 7 Capital gave the good news to the taxi drivers will be distributed free of charge.


Mayor Yavaş pointed out that the project will provide various benefits not only to taxi shopkeepers, but also to customers, municipalities and city transportation.

Answering the questions of the members of the press, Mayor Yavaş said, “When the work is defined, it will be distributed free of charge to 7 thousand 701 taxi drivers in Ankara. The financing of this will not come out of the municipality. In line with the contracts we have made, the internet will be installed free of charge with the long-term contract and advertisement agreements. This benefits the driver tradesman. This has a number of wounds for the client. It will be useful in terms of city and city transportation. It will help us to implement the Smart Ankara Project. Taxis will have front and rear cameras. There are standards in this application that the Ministry of Interior is looking for. When it is completed integrated with the interior, we will see the images inside as well as the images outside the vehicle when God forbid crash. ”

Panic buttons will also be included in the system, which will also contribute to the safety of the taxi shopkeepers. When the customer or driver presses the ik panic button karşısında in the event of an emergency, the Call Center will be activated automatically and will be notified to the emergency security forces.

The cameras in the taxi will make facial recognition within the scope of the Ministry of Interior circular for the Security units and the identification of the people sought. In case of any incident in and out of the taxi, the panic button on the driver and passenger side will be able to record the event images.


Giving information about the method of operation of the system President Yavaş, said:

"For example; We will see how many taxis are currently in Ankara via internet. This will help us manage traffic regularly. Only the minibuses remain. We will meet with them, too. When they are included in the system, traffic congestion will decrease and passenger comfort will increase. When we include taxis in the system, the city traffic will be relieved.

Namely; Stall external taxis expect customers in traffic. They won't wait for customers anymore. The customer will find them. Once they download this application to call a taxi from the stop, they will be able to call the taxi they want. So there will be less circulation in traffic. ”

Mansur Yavaş, Mayor of Ankara Metropolitan Municipality, also clarified the issue of taxi fares and said, zam When the price of taxi rises came, tradesman had the 450 lira adjusted. This won't be necessary. It will be updated automatically. In addition, our taxi drivers will receive advertising. They can earn extra money from here. Buradan


Underlining that they will continue to implement smart city applications in Ankara, Mayor Yavaş said, “Smart Card will be activated soon. With our mobile application, customers will be able to pay the taxi fare with smart cards and see the way they are going. Whether it is going without a shortcut, is it going to stretch the road, and will be able to see it. There was no such complaint in Ankara, but the customer will still be able to travel more safely. If he called the taxi on the application, he will see which taxi driver came, see the license plate, see the model of the vehicle and see in advance how many lira he will pay after getting on that vehicle. It will be tendered soon. Our negotiations with the sponsoring companies have also been completed. ”

With the “Smart Taxi Project” application, lost items in the taxi can be returned to its owner by obtaining location and location information. Thanks to the foreign language support of the software in the tablets to be placed in taxis, communication problems of taxi drivers as well as tourists coming to Ankara will be eliminated.


Thanks to the system, the customer can enter the travel information into the tablets in the vehicle and learn the amount to pay during the journey.

Citizens with the system will eliminate the obligation to carry cash, taxi fares outside of credit card can also pay with ANKARAKART. Taxi shopkeepers will also provide an additional income by buying advertising, capitalist taxi drivers will also relax economically.

Within the scope of smart urban applications, both air pollution and noise pollution of the city can be measured through the sensor to be placed in taxis.



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