Public Transport Use Decreased by 18,3 Percent in Istanbul

Percentage of public transportation usage decreased in Istanbul
Percentage of public transportation usage decreased in Istanbul

The restrictions imposed on the weekend due to the pandemic led to an 18,3 percent monthly decrease in public transportation. The total journey, which was 126 million 473 thousand 358 in October, fell to 103 million 358 thousand 561 in November. The average number of daily trips decreased by 15,6 percent from 4 million 79 thousand 786 to 3 million 445 thousand 285. In public transport, the most traveled by bus. On weekdays, an average of 429 thousand 806 vehicles passed by collar on a daily basis. The busiest day of the collar transition was Friday, November 13th, while the busiest day was between 15.00-18.00. The time spent in traffic on weekdays decreased by 3,8 percent on average per day.

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality IPA Statistics Office discussed the changes in Istanbul transportation in December 2020 issue of Istanbul Transportation Bulletin. The changes were reflected in the figures as follows:

18,3 percent decrease in public transport

In November, there was an 18,3 percent monthly decrease in public transport. In October, the total trip was 126 million 473 thousand 358, while in November it fell to 103 million 358 thousand 561. The average number of daily trips decreased by 15,6 percent from 4 million 79 thousand 786 to 3 million 445 thousand 285.

EMore than n buses were used

Of those using public transportation, 48,8 percent prefer rubber-wheeled public transportation, 29 percent metro-tram, 13 percent Metrobus, 6,5 percent Marmaray and 2,7 percent seaway. did.

Travel dropped in all categories

All travel categories decreased monthly in November. There was a decrease of 16,2 percent in citizen transitions, 20,1 percent in students, 60 percent over the age of 29, and 15,3 percent in disabled citizens' travels.

27 percent decrease on the weekend

With the effect of weekend restrictions, there was a 27 percent drop in the number of trips on the weekend. The decrease in weekday trips was 16 percent.

Maximum passes from FSM Bridge

On weekdays, an average of 429 thousand 806 vehicles passed the collar on a daily basis. The busiest day of the collar crossing was Friday, November 472 with 270 thousand 13 vehicles. 39,5 percent of the crossings took place on 15 July, 45,7 percent from FSM, 6,3 percent from YSS and 8,4 percent from Eurasia Tunnel.

Epeak hours, between 15.00-18.00

The highest intensity was seen between 15.00-18.00 and the least intensity between 03.00-04.00 in the collar passages.

Average speed on weekdays 59,9 km / hour

On the main routes, the average speed on weekdays is 59,9 km / h and on weekends it is 63,8 km / h. Compared to October, the average speed of all day on weekdays remained at a similar level, while the morning peak hour speed increased by 2,6 percent on weekdays and the peak hour speed in the evening increased by 3,7 percent. There was a 3,5 percent increase in the average speed of the whole day over the weekend.

Time spent in traffic decreased

In November, compared to October, the average daily time spent in traffic on weekdays decreased by 3,8 percent, 6,2 percent in the morning peak hour and 7,2 percent in the evening peak hour.

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.

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