In Istanbul, as of the end of August, the number of trips in public transport increased by 5,7 percent. The daily journey exceeded 3 million 700 thousand. 48,1 percent of the passengers preferred the bus, 27,9 percent the metro-tram, 12,5 percent the Metrobus, 7 percent the Marmaray and 4,4 percent the seaway. The average number of vehicles passing hourly on weekdays is 627 thousand; traffic density index was 24. The busiest hours for the collar crossing were 17.00 and 18.00, while the highest number of vehicle crossings took place on Friday, August 28. The average daily speed on the routes on weekdays increased by 1,5 percent per month.
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 5,7 percent
Public transportation in Istanbul increased by 28 percent in July and 5,7 percent in August.
Most buses used
48,1 percent of the passengers preferred public transport with rubber wheels, 27,9 percent metro-tram, 12,5 percent Metrobus, 7 percent Marmaray and 4,4 percent seaway.
The average number of vehicles passing hourly on weekdays was 627 thousand
While the average number of vehicles passing through 94 sections on the main arteries on weekdays in July was 642 on average, it was 627 in August.
Vehicle mobility between 15.00 and 18.00
While the highest traffic was between 15.00-17.00 on weekdays and between 15.00-18.00 on weekends, the most intensive crossings took place between 17.00-18.00 and at least 03.00-04.00.
Traffic density index 24
The traffic density index was measured as 13 in May due to the curfews. In June, when the curfew was relaxed, it increased by 135 percent to 30. It was recorded as 24 in July and August.
EIntensive collar transition took place on Friday, August 28
The busiest transit between the two sides took place during the week of 24-28 August; The busiest day was Friday, August 741 with 234 thousand 28 vehicles. 53,8 percent of the collar crossings were July 15 Martyrs Bridge, 33,3 percent FSM Bridge, 7,5 percent YSS Bridge and 5,4 percent Eurasia Tunnel crossings.
Average daily pace increased by 1,5 percent on weekdays
The average speed on weekdays was calculated as 61,8 km / h. A two percent monthly increase was observed in the weekday peak hour averages. The highest traffic index was measured at 28:18.00 on August 43, at XNUMX km / h.
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.