IETT also affixes the stickers it has prepared for maintaining a safe distance in Metrobus and buses to the waiting areas at Metrobus stops after public transportation.
Within the framework of the measures taken against the Covid - 19 pandemic, which affected the world, the passenger carrying capacity stated in the vehicle license in all public transportation vehicles was reduced to 50 percent, and safe distance warnings were placed on the vehicle seats. Now, “Keep Social Distance” warning stickers are affixed to the ground in the waiting areas of Metrobus stops.
With the stickers affixed on the seats that should be left empty, one-meter rule is also ensured in public transportation. The arrangement with in-car announcements is announced to the public. In addition, it is aimed to provide a safe distance with the stickers affixed to the floors in the waiting areas of the Metrobus line, where a decrease in the number of passengers is observed. Stickers started to be affixed to Metrobus stations as of today.
After the coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic was heard in our country, IETT General Directorate implemented the disinfection application between the vehicles in between. He then started the practice of measuring the fires of his drivers before getting behind the wheel and after completing their duties. In order to protect drivers and passengers and prevent close contact, driver protection cabins have been placed in vehicles. It was planned to prevent the partial intensity experienced during commute and return home by increasing the number of trips during peak hours. Stickers and posters prepared to protect the safe distance in metrobuses and buses are affixed to public transportation vehicles. IETT General Directorate of Occupational Health and Safety Center has created a distance education program to teach employees how to deal with the stress caused by the coronavirus outbreak. Psychologists affiliated with the IETT Mental Health Center will continue to provide individual psychological support to employees and their families upon request.