Konak Tramway Project will completely break the connection with the sea: Chamber of Architects Izmir Branch Topless Hasan, the city's connection with the sea is still cut with the 6 striped boulevard, to be added to the tram line said they did not find the right.
The Izmir Branch of the Chamber of Architects reacted to the section of the Fahrettin Altay-Konak-Halkapınar tram line route, which Izmir Metropolitan Municipality is preparing to put into effect and announced that it will be tendered on February 26. Expressing that the city's connection with the sea is still cut with a 6-lane boulevard and they do not find it right to add a tram line to this, Hasan Topal of the İzmir Branch of the Chamber of Architects said that the problem at this point should be solved.
The first meeting of the tram projects, which will be realized by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality on three routes in the city, was held. At the İsmet İnönü Art Center, citizens were informed about the Üçkuyular-Konak-Halkapınar line and visuals about the details of the project were presented. Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu, who attended the meeting, stated that they have brought tram projects together with scientists, professional chambers and relevant persons to the present day.
'We don't find it right'
Speaking to the New Century about the subject, the Chamber of Architects İzmir Branch President Hasan Topal said that they found that the arrangement that would lead to the cutting of trees on the route following the Poet Eşref Boulevard had been changed, but Mustafa Kemal Beach Boulevard had objections to the route passed by the houses. Topal said, “In the section from Üçkuyular to Konak as the first priority, the highway already cuts the city's relationship with the sea. We have also said that we do not find the addition of the tram line correct and that the tram can follow the Mithatpaşa corridor. Secondly, in the section from Konak to Alsancak Station, we stated that the plan that will lead to the cutting of trees is wrong and that it should be corrected. We see from the latest statements that they have changed the arrangement that will cause these trees to be cut and we care about it. However, we do not find it correct that the point we criticize in the coastal section continues. ”
Auction will be held on February 26
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality introduces the tram projects it has prepared to breathe in the city traffic. The 13-kilometer Konak Tramway Project, which is one of the three tram lines that will be completed as a complement to the metro system, was first explained to residents and tradesmen residing on the Konak-Alsancak route. Mayor of Konak Municipality at Kültürpark İsmet İnönü Cultural Center. Speaking at the information meeting held with the participation of Hakan Tartan and Provincial Tourism Manager Abdülaziz Ediz, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu, F. Altay Square-Konak-Halkapınar, Alaybey-Karşıyaka-Mavişehir and Şirinyer-DEÜ. He said that they are working on three tram projects between Tınaztepe Campus. Kocaoglu, Konak and Karşıyaka announced the construction tender for its lines on February 26, including construction and tow trucks.
19 stall and 21 vehicle
Providing information about the project, Metropolitan Municipality Technical Consultant Ulş. Const. Load. Eng. Cemal Yıldız summed up the process from the planning stage to the present day. Yıldız said, “The Konak Tram will serve with a distance of 13 kilometers between F.Altay Square-Konak-Halkapınar with 19 stops and 21 vehicles. "We plan to run at 3-hour intervals at peak hours and 4-5-minute intervals at other hours," F.Altay-Konak-Halkapınar tram will complete this journey in 31 minutes. "
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