A new era for safe transportation in IETT buses: Istanbul Elektrik Tram and Tunnel Operations established a brand new vehicle tracking center in the Bus Fleet Management Center in İkitelli with the new GPS technique developed to increase the safety of public transportation vehicles.
Serving 14 million Istanbul residents with 5 thousand 100 buses and more than 50 thousand trips every day, Istanbul Electric Tram and Tunnel Operations (IETT) established a bus fleet management center in İkitelli Garage with a team of 30 people to monitor and manage public transportation vehicles electronically. The team, which monitors Istanbul traffic on the giant screen set up in the center, where the location of all buses can be monitored with the GPS connection established to the buses, will provide the management and administration of IETT vehicles according to the traffic situation of the road. Within the scope of the system, flight delays can be intervened and lost voyages can be prevented.
In order to facilitate the management of the crisis, many operators follow the system at the Fleet Control Center. At the command center; traffic operators following the vehicle timetables in accordance with the timetable, communication operators providing the necessary communication by monitoring the events in the field, tracking of the malfunctions of the vehicles on time and providing the service to the service. 7 hours of 24 hours serving operators and communication desks.
There are connections between 3G and the Control Center. Interactive communication with drivers is established with the computers in the vehicles. The drivers forward any negativity to the control center. The traffic operator sees the line and status of the drivers looking for the system and makes the necessary guidance. Traffic density maps, IMM city cameras and metrobuses are being followed to ensure that flights are carried out in a healthy way.
IETT started to put an ere emergency button lar on the vehicles as a precaution against the dangers that passengers may be exposed to. In this application, İkitelli is managed by the IETT Control Center. When the button is pressed in an emergency, the emergency alarm is generated and the instant camera images in the vehicle are sent to the Control Center. The fleet intervenes by contacting the security forces.