Samray carries 50 thousand passengers a day: Samsun Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Yusuf Ziya Yilmaz, 21 trains carry a thousand passengers per day 50 said, "The rail system, minibuses and taxi minibuses are having difficulty competing," he said.
Urban Transportation Workshop hosted by Istanbul Technical University (ITU). Mayor of Samsun Metropolitan Municipality Yusuf Ziya Yılmaz, Mayor of Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Recep Altepe, Mayor of Hatay Metropolitan Municipality Assoc. Dr. Lütfü Savaş and academicians attended.
Yusuf Ziya Yılmaz, Mayor of Samsun, said, iya Samsun 17 has a rail system carrying a thousand passengers per day. Now we're back to the airport. The 21 mileage is now under construction. Hopefully, we will have a total of 50 kilometers. Probably 14-30 30-35 a day with a thousand passengers carrying the passenger will turn our city such a line. 75 thousand of the city population in Samsun. Together with the new metropolitan laws with our districts, we have enlarged all the districts with the expansion of the Metropolitan boundaries. İl
Saying “Samsun has become a city with 17 districts of one million hectares”, Mayor Yılmaz said, “In total, our Samsun has 225 thousand trips. We make approximately 225 thousand of these 60 thousand trips with the rail system. Unfortunately, roughly 55 percent of the rest is by minibuses and taxis. About 21 percent of it is made by buses, around 40-45 thousand. The following emerges from here. "The rail system, which is still the most modern transportation system in the world, has difficulty competing with minibuses and taxis," he said.
Mayor Yılmaz said, “People did not vote any more because we built a rail system for us. Because the rail system took a share from the cake of the minibus driver, the taxi driver, and the other wheeled vehicles. Their voices are louder. However, those 50 thousand people who are comfortable in transportation, that is, those 50 thousand people who have used the rail system and whose comfort has increased; "We could not do the political PR of having finished the rail system," he said, since those who have lost their share of the transport pie did not make as much voices.