Bringing people to their homes, jobs and families every day with Bursaray, which is the backbone of public transportation in Bursa, Bursa Metropolitan Municipality has implemented the 'Bursa, which reads everywhere' project in order to enable citizens to spend their time with better quality and increase their reading rate during the journey.
Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, which continues to work in many points of the city from transportation to infrastructure in Bursa, has implemented the 'Bursa, which reads everywhere' project in order to inform those who use Bursaray, which is almost the backbone of public transportation, with Bursa themed reading cards and to increase their reading rates. Bursa residents will be able to access information on historical places of Bursa, places to visit, the firsts of Bursa, novels, stories-tales, anecdotes and poems with reading kiosks placed at Arabayatağı, Şehreküstü, Osmangazi, Organized Industry and University stations. will find the opportunity. Within the scope of the project, mountain sled tickets for 2 people every month in Extrem Park, cable car tickets for 4 people every month, breakfast at Burfaş social facilities for 5 people every month, 1 percent discount from Exam Classrooms for 20 reader every day, 1 per day for 50 student at BKM. TL gift certificate and tablets from Kemtat will be given to the 50th reader every month.
“They will both read and win a gift”
Metropolitan Mayor Alinur Aktaş, who took the metro from Ertuğrul Station and traveled with the citizens, made statements about the project at the University Station. Stating that Bursaray carried around 125 thousand passengers per day in the first year it was put into operation, President Aktaş said that before the pandemic, its daily passenger capacity reached up to 400 thousand people, and that 06.00 flights were carried out every day, starting at 23.59 in the morning and working 18 hours a day until 478 at night. stated. Reminding that the labor line will be extended to the City Hospital and the University line to Görükle, Mayor Aktaş stated that Bursaray is the backbone of public transportation in Bursa. Reminding that citizens usually spend time with their mobile phones while waiting at metro stations, Mayor Aktaş said, “We wish that people learn about Bursa's values and historical places. As part of the 'Bursa, which reads everywhere' project, we installed reading kiosks at Arabayatağı, Şehreküstü, Osmangazi, Organized Industry and University stations. This number will increase in the coming days. There is a touch screen in the middle of the kiosks. On the screen; There are historical places of Bursa, places to visit, the firsts of Bursa, novel, story-tale, anecdote and poetry options. Our citizens choose the title they want to read by having their Bursakart read on the marked place on the digital screen. Information about the selected title is printed with a roll sensor printer and given to our citizens. We have also prepared surprise gifts so that our citizens can use it correctly and earn money when using it.”
Explaining that every corner of Bursa has different characteristics such as historical heritage and natural beauties, Mayor Aktaş said, “Bursa has often been reflected in the works of historians, writers, poets and travelers. In the chaos of daily life, we may not be aware of many beauties and values in our city. At least with this and similar projects, we will see our values together. In addition, those coming from outside the city do not know much about these features of the city. In this sense, we will introduce the beauties and features of the city to the guests. We will implement similar applications in open areas as well. I would like to thank Extrem Park, Teleferik AŞ, Burfaş, Exam Classrooms, BKM and Kemtat for their support of the project.”
After the speeches, President Alinur Aktaş went to the kiosk and took printouts on stories, poems, jokes and Bursa's firsts and read them to the guests. Then, he presented the printouts to the guests participating in the program in memory of the day.
“Meeting with Youth”
Afterwards, he went to Görükle and met with the University Union presidents. sohbet President Aktaş also used scooters with the youth on the Görükle Sports Park route. Listening to the live performance of street artists on the road, Mayor Aktaş met with citizens and tradesmen. sohbet and offered ice cream.