In Istanbul, the number of trips in public transport increased by 1,8 percent as of the end of July. Daily travel, according to the date of 31 March, increased by 263,7 percent and exceeded 3 million 724 thousand. 48,5 percent of the passengers preferred the bus, 27,7 percent the metro-tram, 12,8 percent the Metrobus, 6,8 percent Marmaray and 4,2 percent the seaway. The traffic density index decreased by 23 percent compared to the previous month and became 24. Vehicle crossing between the two sides increased by 12,8 percent compared to June; The most crossings occurred on Wednesday, July 29th.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Istanbul Statistics Office evaluated the developments in Istanbul transportation in the August 2020 Istanbul Transportation Bulletin.
The number of trips increased by 1,8 percent
The number of smart ticket users, which was 6 million 10 thousand 3 on July 657-629, increased by 20 percent on July 24-5,5 and reached 3 million 859 thousand 694. This situation was recorded as an increase of 29 percent on 1,8 July.
263,7 percent increase in four months
While the average daily journey was 19 million 31 thousand 1 as of March 24 after the Covid-248 detection, it increased to 29 million 263,7 thousand 3 with an increase of 724 percent as of July 752.
60 percent increase in travel over 8
Over the age of 60, on 6-10 July, a daily average of 269 thousand 177; On July 29, it made 8 thousand 290 trips with an increase of 764 percent.
Travel with disabilities increased by 2,5 percent
Between July 6-10, disabled citizens passed an average of 115 thousand 607 per day. This number increased by 29 percent on 2,5 July and was recorded as 118 thousand 464.
Most buses used
In July, 48,5 percent tire-wheeled vehicles, 27,7 percent metro-tram, 12,8 percent Metrobus, 6,8 percent Marmaray and 4,2 percent seaway were preferred.
The number of vehicles passing per hour, an average of 642 thousand
The hourly number of vehicles passing through 94 sections on the main arteries during the week increased from an average of 603 in June to 642 in July. The number of vehicles per hour between 11-15 May saw the highest weekday average and reached 888. Accordingly, it was 20 thousand on 24-666 June.
Maximum mobility is between 15.00-18.00
In June, the busiest traffic was between 16.00-17.00 during the week and between 15.00 and 16.00 on the weekend.
The number of vehicles transiting the collar increased by 12,8 percent
While the number of vehicles crossing the collar on weekdays was 613 thousand 896 in June, it increased by 23,4 percent in July and was recorded as 692 thousand 233.
Busiest transit on July 29
The busiest day of the collar crossing in July was Wednesday, July 734 with 540 thousand 29 vehicles. The busiest transit was recorded in the week of July 20-24, 55,7 percent of which were through the 15 July, 34,3 percent from the FSM, 2,4 percent from the YSS and 7,6 percent through the Eurasia Tunnel.
Peak hours, 17.00 and 18.00
In July, collar crossings were seen most intensively between 17.00-18.00 and at least 03.00-05.00.
Traffic density index decreased by 23 percent
While the traffic density index was measured as 10 in April with the effect of the curfews, it was realized as 13 in May. In June, it was measured as 23, decreasing by 24 percent compared to the previous month.
Traffic index dropped to 27 in July
The average weekday traffic density index was measured as 33 in June and 27 in July, while it was recorded as 15.00 at 31:23, peak hour in July. On the weekend it became 18 in June and XNUMX in July.
Average daily pace fell 2 percent
Average speeds, which increased on the road network with the school holidays, started to decline with the start of the normalization process in May. In July, it was calculated at 60,9 km / h on weekdays, reaching the average of March before COVID-19. At the beginning of March, the average weekday morning peak hour velocity, which was observed as 54,1 km / h, was calculated as an average of 58,5 km / h in July. It was observed that the average speed of the peak hour on weekdays increased from 46,4 km / h to 48,2 km / h.
Time in traffic increased by 4 percent
In July, the time spent on weekday traffic on the road network increased by 4 percent compared to June.
Weekday evening peak hour, the average transition time compared to the beginning of March, from 72 minutes to 37 minutes on Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge (Bayrampaşa-Kozyatağı), and 15 July Bridge (Halıcıoğlu - Kadıköy) From 62 minutes to 27 minutes. The average daily duration in traffic on weekdays decreased by 12 percent compared to the beginning of March.
In the Bulletin, which was prepared using the data of the Public Transportation Services Directorate, BELBİM and İBB Transportation Management Center, speed and duration studies were carried out by using the sensors on the main routes.