📩 01/11/2023 12:21
The 100th anniversary enthusiasm of the people of Izmir was also reflected in public transportation figures. Citizens flocked to the celebrations organized by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality for the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Turkey. On Sunday, October 29, a total of 28 million 1 thousand passengers boarded all public transportation vehicles, an increase of 498 percent compared to the previous Sunday.
The people of Izmir participated intensively in the historical celebrations held for the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Turkey. In addition to the official parade held in Cumhuriyet Square on Sunday, October 29, exhibitions, concerts, zeybek shows, kite festivals and swimming, yacht and optimist races within the scope of the Izmir Gulf Festival organized by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality all over the city will start from 7 p.m. It was filled with 70 citizens. The excitement reached its peak at the Republic march, torchlight procession, fireworks and laser light shows of İZDENİZ ships and the Kenan Doğulu concert in Kültürpark.
There was a 28 percent increase
On Republic Day, where 50 percent discounted service was provided in public transportation, 1 million 498 thousand 797 passengers boarded all public transportation vehicles. This figure was 1 million 160 thousand 187 thousand on the previous Sunday. Statistics showed that on Sunday, October 100, when the 29th anniversary of the Republic was celebrated, there was a 28 percent increase in passengers compared to the previous market. Of the boardings, 527 thousand were full students and 447 thousand were students.