📩 25/11/2018 18:45
Istanbul turned to public transport: The number of people using IETT's public transport has increased by 5 percent in the last 52 years. The number of people using public transport in IETT in Istanbul has increased by 5 percent in the last 52 years. In the last 5 years, 4 billion 641 million 753 thousand 833 people moved in the city by public transport. According to the information collected by AA reporter from IETT data, the usage rate of buses, private public buses, metrobuses and nostalgic trams serving by this organization is increasing every year.
The number of people using IETT's public transport has increased by 5 percent in the past 52 years. The number of passengers, which showed a steady rise, was 2009 million 754 thousand 543 in 684, 2010 million 783 thousand 198 in 174 and 2011 million 894 thousand 711 in 107.
The number of people using public transportation, which for the first time exceeded 1 billion thresholds and reached 2012 billion 1 million 67 thousand 826 people in 26, broke a new record last year and reached 1 billion 141 million 474 thousand 842 people.
In this context, considering the data of the last 5 years, the number of passengers transported with IETT exceeded 3 times the largest population in the world, reaching 4 billion 641 million 753 thousand 833 people.
- The most used private public buses
According to the data of the last 5 years, the most passengers were carried by private public buses. According to this, while 5 billion 1 million 797 thousand 99 people were carried by these vehicles in 550 years, this number saw the peak of its history last year and reached 476 million 506 thousand 303 people. At the same time, IETT Bus and Bus Inc., with 1 billion 913 million 898 thousand 219 people, moved that number last year, equivalent to about 6 times the population of Turkey came to 426 million 99 thousand 312 output. Since the day it was founded, the metrobus, which has been the first choice of Istanbul residents due to its speed, has moved 232 million 679 thousand 265 last year and 5 million 904 thousand 468 people in 357 years.
The nostalgic tramway, which serves in Taksim-Tunnel line, has chosen 5 million 3 thousand 15 people in 287 annually.
2 million 23 thousand 272 people traveled with Tünel, which is the second oldest subway of the world, working between Karaköy-Tünel.