With the new application of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, it will be possible to travel on city buses with folding bicycles at certain times.
The Metropolitan Municipality, which has undertaken important projects on the way of Izmir to be a “bicycle city”, is starting a new application. With the application, which came into force on August 26, you can travel on city buses by folding bicycles at certain times.
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, one by one, removes the obstacles for cyclists to benefit from public transportation to promote and encourage the use of bicycles in the city. Within the framework of the decision made by the General Directorate of ESHOT, it is possible to benefit from the public transportation service by bicycle users, folding bicycles in certain time zones as of August 26, 2019.
Accordingly, the city buses can be boarded on the weekends and public holidays with folded bikes during the week between 09.00-16.00 and 21.00-06.00 hours.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality in recent years with the arrangements made by the rail system and sea transport provided the benefit of the bicycle passengers, some buses have mounted special apparatus for the transport of non-folding bicycles.
Sample city in bicycle transportation
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, which turns to environmentalist transportation models in order to find a solution to traffic density and contribute to the exit from the climate crisis, carries out important studies to popularize the use of bicycles in the city. to the city kazanThe increased use of bicycles with the introduction of the new bicycle paths and bicycle rental system “BİSİM” accelerated with the encouragement of the citizens of Izmir to bicycle transportation by frequently choosing bicycles in urban transportation instead of the official car, by Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer. kazanwas. Izmir Metropolitan Municipality plans to increase the existing bicycle path in the city to 2030 kilometers by 453, to provide access to the inner parts of the city by bicycle, and to increase the access of bicycle stations to the rail system networks and transfer centers. İzmir was also selected as the leading city in the EU-supported "Come on Turkey Cycling" project.