With the transition to the normalization process within the scope of combating the coronavirus outbreak, the passenger and standing passenger capacity ratios in public transportation vehicles were rearranged. In accordance with the decision of the Ankara Governorship Provincial General Sanitary Board, the rule of 30 percent in standing passengers in EGO Buses and 50 percent in Rail Systems was restored, while Ankara Metropolitan Municipality restarted the free Wi-Fi service that it temporarily stopped in recreation areas and parks.
With the transition to the normalization process throughout the country, new regulations were made in the restrictions on public transport in the Capital.
In the normalization process, Ankara Metropolitan Municipality EGO General Directorate redefined the passenger capacity rates to be applied in public transportation vehicles in line with the decision of the Provincial General Sanitary Board of the Ankara Governorship.
30% PERCENT RULES IN EGO BUSS AND 50 PERCENT RULES IN RAIL SYSTEMS
Passenger restriction in urban transportation has been removed under certain rules, and the number of passengers has increased.
With the last arrangement, while removing the social distance stickers, it was decided not to ride on unmasked public transport vehicles and to continue the cross seating arrangement on opposite buses in buses. The number of passengers standing on EGO buses has been changed as follows:
- 99 model solo vehicles 31 sitting, 21 standing 52 people in total,
- 99 model bellows vehicles, 44 people sitting, 33 standing, 77 people in total,
- 2007-2008 model solo vehicles 30 sitting, 12 standing 42 people in total,
- 2010-2011 model solo vehicles 32 sitting, 12 standing 44 people in total,
- 2012-2013 model bellows vehicles, on the other hand, were 28 people, 35 sitting, 63 standing
In Metro and ANKARAY, since there are no reciprocal seats, all seats will switch to normal seating, while 50% of standing passenger capacity will be carried.
Fadime Kıyar, who started to use public transport with the normalization process, said, “Ankara Metropolitan Municipality successfully managed the pandemic process. It was easy for us to reach the mask and disinfectant when entering the metro stations. I would like to thank you very much, ”and another citizen named Mehtap Büyükalçıkaya said,“ I take advantage of the disinfection units that Metropolitan Municipality put in masks and stations. I would like to thank our Metropolitan Mayor Mr. Mansur Yavaş very much. ” While expressing his appreciation for human health at every stage of the coronavirus epidemic, Ferhat Gürgancı thanked Ankara Metropolitan Municipality for his services that prioritize human health. I am very pleased with the services. ” Buğra Çiçek, who said that he used public transportation after a long break, said, “People are worried because of the coronavirus epidemic. We also thank the Metropolitan Municipality for their work in this process. ”
FREE INTERNET SERVICE HAS STARTED IN THE PARKS
Ankara Metropolitan Municipality temporarily stopped the wireless internet service in recreation areas and parks for the protection of social distance and public health within the scope of the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, and restarted the free Wi-Fi service after 23 days intervals in 70 parks across the city.
Free wireless internet service in the capital; “Keçiören Pets Park, Güven Park, Gökçek Park, Nevbahçe Park, Kuşıp Family Life Center Surroundings, Cemre Park, Hacı Bayram Veli Mosque Surroundings, Botanical Park, Segmenler Park, Ali Dinçer Park, Demetevler Park, Çankaya Kurtuluş Park
-Dikmen Valley 1st Stage, Dikmen Valley 2nd Stage, 50th Anniversary Park, Ovecler Valley Recreation Area, Esertepe Recreation Area, Youth Park, North Star Park, Göksu Park, Mogan Lake Recreation Area, Altinpark and Wonderland .