Diyarbakir Metropolitan Municipality started the negotiation process in accordance with the Main Plan: Diyarbakir Metropolitan Municipality restarted the negotiation process based on joint work in line with Diyarbakır Transportation Master Plan with private public buses and minibuses carrying out public transportation services.
Diyarbakir Metropolitan Municipality since the 2004 zoning and transportation master plans, together with the plans to go to the planning stating that Baydemir, Diyarbakir Transportation Master Plan to determine the needs of transportation to meet with 30 thousand citizens, they perform traffic counts, they produce short, medium and long term solutions, he said.
Emphasizing that they entered the public transportation service in this context, Baydemir said, "We have made efforts in the previous years regarding the transformation of 300 minibuses and 100 private public buses and gathering them under one roof, it has reached a certain stage and unfortunately has been interrupted."
Light Rail Works are ready for tender
Baydemir said, “We have completed all planning studies including the route regarding the Light Rail System and made it ready for the tender. We made our application to Iller Bank for credit, on the one hand, we continue our efforts to issue the loan, on the other hand, we are making attempts for the build-operate-transfer model.
Baydemir said that the efforts to realize the Light Rail System, to include the existing public transportation system under one roof, to integrate it into the common route and to run it with the smart card system, said, “Currently, 300 minibuses, 100 private public buses and modernization of transportation in line with the needs and demands of Diyarbakır We are restarting the negotiation process that has been interrupted for the sake of comfort. For this purpose, we established a negotiation commission consisting of urban dynamics ”.
Baydemir said that they foresee the transition to the system in October and that they will discuss the following issues with the private public buses and minibuses in the negotiations:
- Collecting the entire public transport system under a single roof to ensure coordination of the public transportation service (in the form of a company, cooperative or room)
-487 public transport (municipal bus, private public bus, minibus) to provide alternate service on all routes
-To ensure that all bulk transport service works with smart card
- Ensuring that the vehicles become 0-1 age group and environmentally sensitive
- Ensuring that all public transportation vehicles are adapted for disabled access
-Working system on hourly basis, providing service until late at night in urban traffic and creating smart stall system at which time the citizen will be informed about where the vehicle will pass.
-To ensure that all vehicle drivers in public transport are trained
- Ensuring all vehicle drivers in public transport to be insured
- Creation of a system in which all the public transport vehicles can collect their needs such as maintenance, repair and spare parts collectively.
Emphasizing that they have started the interrupted work again, Baydemir said that they expect the support and contributions of the people with their cooperative administrations and members.
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