Kadıköy - What were the minibuses that were said to be lifted when the Kartal Metro was opened: The news that Istanbul residents were waiting for came. The study on minibuses has come to an end. The calendar is 1 year later…
Kadıköy - 80 percent of the work on the line minibuses, which are claimed to be removed following the opening of Kartal Metro, has been completed. With the project, which will be realized 1 year later, Istanbul residents will be able to breathe easily.
There are 7 thousand lines of minibuses currently operating in Istanbul. The daily passenger load of minibuses is close to 3 million. In addition to this, the driver takes out his bread from these vehicles in 15 thousand alternating drivers.
Looking at the numbers, minibuses that carry a considerable part of passenger transportation in Istanbul unfortunately come to the agenda constantly on bad occasions due to the inappropriateness of the rules.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Transport Coordination Center (UKOME) and Istanbul Chamber of Minibuses started a study to correct the situation of existing minibuses and terminate minibus terror in transportation.
3 LINE RELATED PLANNING
Within the scope of the initiated work, the first pilot region became the E-5 route on the Anatolian Side of Istanbul. A re-planning and improvement is being made for 3 different lines working on the route.
The lines subject to planning are Gebze-Harem, Yakacık-Kartal and Kadıköy- It was determined as an eagle. A total of 276 of them are in Gebze-Harem, 70 of which are on the lines. Kadıköy- In Kartal and 40 of them are Yakacık - Kadıköy There are 386 vehicles in the line.
LAST PAULTS WILL CHANGE
The work that has been dealing with for a long time has come to an end. According to the planning, the last stop of many minibuses is now Kadıköy It will be. For example; Kadıköy - The last stop of a certain section of the minibuses on the Kartal line will be in the region where Ulusoy facilities are located in Küçükyalı. The same application will be valid for Yakacık– Kartal minibuses. While the current planning is aimed at reducing the density of minibuses on the E-5, KadıköyMinibus load will also be reduced.
GEBZE - TROUBLESHOOTING THE HAREM IN HAREM
Gebze-Harem is the only line whose planning has not been completed in the studies carried out. Because there are 5 license plate conditions brought in due to their work on the E-34 route in some of the working vehicles. Regarding the problem where joint works are carried out between Izmit Municipality and Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, 34 conditional minibuses are again on the agenda. And it is thought that some of the vehicles on this line will be shifted to Izmit.
ONE TYPE OF CLOTHES IN THE AGENDA
The study will not only be limited to route planning. Innovations will be implemented at many points, from the age of the vehicle, to the equipment and even to the suits of minivans. Minibuses will be responsible for the hygiene of their vehicles. He'il take care of his beard. The application of uniform clothing, such as bus drivers, is on the agenda instead of the beautiful clothes.
SHOPS TO BE TAKEN TO TRAIN
In the sector, where 15 thousand drivers are served and 70% of its employees are known as primary school and 30% are high school graduates, drivers will be trained on the issue of style, which is one of the main problems that customers complain about.
10 AGE LIMITS ARE GOING TO THE TOOLS
A set of standards is being used for the vehicles used. 7 thousand vehicles operating in the sector will be brought to the 10 age limit. Air conditioning in vehicles will also be mandatory. The air conditioners will be provided according to the instructions to be arranged according to the instructions, not according to the driver's pleasure. Existing vehicles will be granted a maximum of 1 years to comply with new standards.
1 IS GOING TO LIFE AFTER THE YEAR
The new planning is aimed to be implemented after 1 year. Stating that there is no shifting to the different regions on the lines, only planning work is done on the existing lines, Koray Öztürk, the President of the Istanbul Minibus Chamber, said, “This is not our planning but final decisions. After the work is completed, final decisions will be made at UKOME. ” he spoke.