Izmir starts new era in public transportation

A new era has started in İzmir urban public transportation: The first reactions to the reduction of the number of buses in the city center and main arteries and transition to the transfer system were not positive. Within the scope of the project, KarşıyakaTransportation system of the 5 sub-region belonging to the main region of 42, including Bornova, Buca and Teleferik, has been changed.


Izmir Metropolitan Municipality ESHOT General Directorate, which set out to reduce the traffic density in the city, shorten the waiting time at the stops and increase the alternatives in public transportation, implemented the 'Redesign of Transportation System' Project. Within the scope of the project, KarşıyakaThe transportation system of the 5 sub-region belonging to the 42 main region, including Bornova, Buca and Teleferik, has been redesigned. The first reactions to the system, which will reduce the number of buses in the city center and main arteries and bring transportation to the city center with the transfer system, were not positive.

Passengers arriving to the transfer centers, guided by officials here, some of the people of Izmir who are not aware of the change expressed difficulties. Word Güzelçiçek said he was late for work, he said:

Iz Before we could go to work on a single bus, now we're going to be transferring. I never liked the new system. I was going to work and I was late. İş

Ege University student Erdal Kozan, Bornova'dan they boarded the bus, thinking they would go to Alsancak, but they came to the transfer center, he said. Kozan said, a I am looking for a way to go to Alsancak and try to understand the system. Apparently we are going back in public transportation geriye. Çiğdem Geçimli said nasıl I didn't understand how we got here. "The node is unraveling," he hung a poster, but they tied the knot themselves. "


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