Protests to the transportation hikes Akbil jumped from the turnstile: A group of members of the Freedom and Democracy Party, IETT, Bus Co., Private Public Buses, rail and sea transportation systems to protest the hike to pay the fee went through the card printing.
The ÖDP group, which protested the transportation hikes in Istanbul, passed through the box office after the action. Activists jumping over the turnstiles shouted "Akbil basma jump from turnstile".
With the decision of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Transportation Coordination Center, IETT, Bus Inc., Private Public Buses, rail and sea transportation systems were protested by a group of members of the Freedom and Democracy Party. The group gathered at the entrance of Mecidiyeköy metrobus stop and made a 'sounding' action. ÖDP members who opened a banner at the entrance of the station later protested with whistles and applause. After the press release, the activists, who turned to the turnstiles, kept pace saying 'Akbil basma jump from the turnstile'. No intervention was made to the ÖDP members who jumped over the turnstiles. The activists also advised the citizens who came to get on the metrobus not to step in.
In the press release, “Transportation prices in Istanbul, where 14 million people live, were raised with the decision of the IMM Transportation Coordination Center. The increased tariff, which started to be implemented as of January 31, includes IETT, Private Rights Buses, Rail System and City Lines Ferry. In addition, the price hike to be applied to taximeter and minibus fees is on the way. With a crowded and unqualified expensive public transport approach, transportation by IMM has become a problem for Istanbulites every day. While there is a serious decline in oil prices all over the world, there are transportation hikes in our share during the AKP government. ”
The current graded rate tariff for the Metrobust was also adjusted according to the new tariff. One, two, three, five, ten pass cards and coin fees remained the same price.
With the decision of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Transport Coordination Center (UKOME), the tariff of İETT, Otobüs A.Ş. and Private Public Buses and rail and sea transportation systems was reorganized. 31.01.2016 The new ticket will be valid from Sunday. The full-month blue card is determined as 2,30 TL, the discount student's monthly blue card is 1,15 TL,