Istanbul Rail System Length Will Double in 5 Years

istanbul rail system length will double in a year
istanbul rail system length will double in a year

Birkan Birol Yıldız, CHP member of IMM Transportation and Traffic Commission, said that they will solve the transportation problem of Istanbul with a participatory and science based approach. Stars, "the length of the rail system in Istanbul will double in 5 years," he said.

One dayAccording to the news in; “Istanbul Sustainable Transport Congress, which discusses solutions and improvement models for Istanbul's transportation problems, entered its second day. In the congress, in which the members of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) CHP members also actively participate, in 10 sessions, many topics from rail systems to sea routes, parking policies to urban mobility in smart cities are discussed.

“WE WILL SOLVE THE TRAFFIC PROBLEM WITH THE COUNTRIES”

Birkan Birol Yıldız, a member of the Istanbul Transportation and Traffic Commission (CHP), stated that after 23 June, they were trying to dominate an understanding that puts more emphasis on the common mind, governance and most importantly puts science at the center of the management of Istanbul. We organized the Adalar Transportation Workshop, the Marine Workshop and the Wheeled Transportation Workshop in order to identify the transportation problems of Istanbul and to create solutions. Now we are organizing the 'Sustainable Transport Congress', which includes participation at the international level. Contrary to previous unilateral decisions, we sent invitations to all stakeholders, from tradesmen to citizens, transportation companies, drivers, IMM units and non-governmental organizations.

“WE WILL BENEFIT FROM THE STUDIES OF SCIENCE PEOPLE”

Stating that all interlocutors will consider the criticism and suggestions of Istanbul regarding transportation problem, CHP Yıldız said, “There are very valuable scientists and academics here. We will make maximum use of scientists and academics to solve the transportation problems. Science will be our primary priority..

SEA 'COMMON SCAFFOLDING MODEL' COMES

Stating that it is regrettable that although Istanbul is a 'Sea City', it is regrettable that sea transportation is at the level of 3 percent, Yıldız said that they aim to increase the share of sea transportation to 5 percent in the next 10 years. Stating that they have started to work for sea transportation to reach the levels it deserves, Yıldız said: kazanWe will build new piers, prevent service from different piers in the same area by different maritime authorities, and implement the Joint Pier Model. We will also create new lines at sea and ensure full integration with road and rail systems.”

“RAIL SYSTEM LENGTH WILL RISE TO 430 KILOMETERS”

Emphasizing that rail systems are the main element of transportation in developed metropolises, Yıldız pointed out that the length of the 233-kilometer rail system in Istanbul is quite insufficient and said, “The share of rail systems in public transportation is 20 percent. We aim to increase the rail system length from 5 kilometers to 233 kilometers in 430 years.” gave. Pointing out that although the foundations of many metro constructions in Istanbul were laid in the past, due to the lack of financial planning, Yıldız said, “Our President Ekrem İmamoğlu It has provided new resources to many projects whose construction has stopped by making initiatives. With the external resources found, Ümraniye-Ataşehir-Göztepe, Kaynarca-Tuzla-Pendik and Çekmeköy-Sancaktepe-Sultanbeyli metro lines will be completed quickly and will be put at the disposal of Istanbul residents.

5 300 NEW METROBUSES WILL BE RECEIVED IN XNUMX YEARS ”

Yildiz also provided information on the Metrobus line, which carries more than 1 million passengers a day, and said that 2019 metrobuses will be purchased in 50 and that the capacity of the new BRTs will be 30 percent higher than the existing BRTs. Yıldız said, en The biggest problem of BRTs is that they are obsolete and their mileage is over 2 million. 50 new metrobuses will be purchased this year. By 2024, the number of new BRTs will reach 300 ”.

“CAR PARK STOCK WILL BE TWO”

Speaking about the number and capacity of the car park, which is one of the biggest problems of Istanbul, Yıldız said, mevcut Currently, the current car park stock is at the level of 94 thousand 471 vehicles. This number will be increased to 5 thousand level in 195 years. In other words, we aim to double the parking lot stock in 5 years. ”

“ATATURK AIRPORT SHOULD NOT GIVE UP”

Yildiz argued that the presence of two airports in Istanbul is inadequate when compared to the world's metropolises. “Although many world cities do not have as much population as Istanbul, the number of airports varies between 2 and 3. In our case, Atatürk Airport, the 6th largest airport in the world, is being shut down. The closure of Atatürk Airport also means that 17 thousand people in the region lose their jobs. It is necessary to give up such a great value to the service of Istanbulites..

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