According to the decision of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Council, citizens over the age of 60 will be able to benefit from public transportation vehicles for free at certain times of the day until 50, for 2013 liras.
At the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Council meeting, the new regulation regarding the application of the 60-year-old card, which was canceled in February due to the Court's failure to give proper opinion, was unanimously approved.
According to the regulation, people who are over 2 years old from 60 May will benefit from public transportation free of charge at certain times until next year for 50 liras. Card holders will be able to board unlimited hours between 10.00-16.00 and 19.00-24.00.
Citizens over 60 years of age who want to have a card can apply to the units related to the receipt of 50 liras they will pay to Vakıfbank.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Aziz Kocaoglu, in his speech at the meeting of the Assembly, stated that they are working to overcome the shortcomings of public transportation system.
Stating that they gave free access to police officers, police, press employees, PTT and TURKSTAT personnel, Kocaoğlu said, “We faced various problems because we could not connect them to the system. There were a number of abuses. Even if this right is given to them by law, everyone will use Kentkart. A transportation card will be given to employees in these institutions. Thus, leakage will be prevented. ”
Kocaoglu, the city-wide service of the thousand 117 minibus to work in the city card to work, he said.
Expressing that the minibuses can be used as a feed to the subway and İZBAN in a short distance, Kocaoğlu said, “We will install them as well as buses. The money collected will accumulate in the pool. There is nothing illegal about this. ”
Kocaoglu, answered the question of the election of the journalists at the exit of the council.
Kocaoğlu, who evaluates the allegations that Binali Yıldırım, the Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, will be the candidate for the metropolitan mayor, said, “Congratulations, I wish you success. Binali Bey also has another candidate. But anyone from the Justice and Development Party, but from the CHP, but from the MHP, but from other parties can be candidates. I wish you success. ”
Saying that the elections were 2 years, Kocaoğlu said, “There will be a lot of water under the bridge. It is not clear what will happen, what will happen. It is not clear whether we will see tomorrow. Whatever happens in our destiny and fate tomorrow. ”