ESHOT 20 to Include Electric 100 New Bus in Fleet: 1 billion 444 million 576 thousand TL 2020 year expense budget of ESHOT General Directorate has passed through İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Council. In the new year, the 20 electric 100 new bus fleet will be included in line with the environmental policies of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality. Many environmentally friendly investments, particularly solar energy projects, will be implemented.
The roof type solar power plant (GES), which is currently in ESHOT Gediz Heavy Maintenance Facilities, will be strengthened with two new power plants. Approximately 1,5 megawatt power plant will generate an annual 2 million 250 thousand kilowatt hours of electricity, saving an annual 1 million 600 thousand TL. also Karşıyaka Atasehir and Buca Adatepe garages will be installed in two separate GES. Two power plants, each 1 megawatt, will generate approximately 3 million kilowatt-hours of electricity. Thus, together with Gediz Heavy Care Facilities will find the total value 4 million 260 thousand kilowatt hours. When all investments are implemented, 62 percent of ESHOT's total electricity consumption will be obtained from the sun.
XHUMX services of ESHOT General Directorate
1-FOLK VEHICLE APPLICATION
29 As of April 2019, 06.00-07.00 and 19.00-20.00 public transport will be discounted by 50. 1 on request 2019, which started in the morning 06.00 in the morning as of August 05.00, was taken to XNUMX.
2-WOMEN DRIVER EMPLOYMENT
100 was announced for the employment of female bus drivers. Currently, 24 female bus driver is working for ESHOT. The result of the security investigations of the 18 female driver candidate who is passing the exams is expected.
3-KIDS CARD APPLICATION
In order to allow children to spend more time in social life with their families; The “Children's Card Application” 0, which can be used by families receiving social assistance from Izmir Metropolitan Municipality with their children aged between 5-1, was launched in August 2019.
4-BICYCLE APARTMENT BUSES
The number of 60 buses with bicycle apparatus will reach 296 after the tender.
5-FOLDING BICYCLE APPLICATION
In order to promote cycling, the purchase of folding bikes outside our busy hours (06.00-09.00 and 16.00-20.00) began in August 26.
6-GUNES TRANSPORTATION ROUTES
Tender works for the construction of closed stations with solar power plants are continuing.
7-GREEN ZONE APPLICATION
Within the scope of the “carbon emission reduction” application in the city center, which is among the projects of our municipality, service was provided with low-emission vehicles (trams, electric buses).
8-CONCERT CARD APPLICATION
With the decision of the Assembly, the Mukhtar Card was introduced to allow muhtars to travel free of charge on public transport during working hours. The Mukhtar Card was distributed to the headman of the 1293 neighborhood throughout the city.
9-WAGE COLLECTION SYSTEM
Electronic Fee Collection System tender has been realized and contract has been signed with the contractor company at 14 November 2019.
10-ESHOT MOBILE APPLICATION
ESHOT, the personal public transportation guide of İzmir residents, was launched with its renewed design and content. New user-friendly mobile application that can be downloaded for free on smartphones and tablets; travel planning İzmirim Card balance upload, route changes notification to stop alarm with many features of public transportation provides all the information needed. In addition, new applications to facilitate the use of visually impaired passengers are continuing.