The first week is over in the “People's Vehicle” project, which is signed by the Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer. 1 million 1 thousand passengers benefited from the application, which includes halving the public transportation fare tariff during peak hours in the morning and evening. The number of passengers carried at discounted hours increased by 100 percent between 06.00-07.00 in the morning and 15 percent between 19.00-20.00 in the evening.
Izmir People's Mayor Tunç Soyer's “Public Vehicle” application, which is among the projects promised to increase welfare and equalize throughout the city, was adopted by the people of Izmir in a short time. Even in the first week of the “Public Vehicle” application, which includes bus, metro, tram, suburban and sea transportation, which started on Monday, April 29, there were significant movements in passenger statistics.
Travel habits are changing
Izmir residents started to change their travel habits in order to take advantage of the new tariff, where all boarding passes are made with 50 percent discount. According to the first results obtained, it was determined that a total of 06.00 million 07.00 thousand passengers benefited from the "Public Vehicle" application between 19.00-20.00 in the morning and 1-100 in the evening. In addition, it was observed that an average of 6 passengers started to travel earlier in the morning and 500 thousand passengers preferred to board later in the evening.
The "Public Vehicle" application, which was put into service with the slogan of "Go Full Pay Half Pay", increased the number of passengers between 06.00 and 07.00 in the morning and 15,4 percent in the evening between 19.00 and 20.00.
In this way, the density of public transport between 07.00-08.00 in the morning and 18.00-19.00 in the evening decreased. Due to the intensity of the vehicles, the people of İzmir who do not prefer public transportation have now started to use public transportation.
Thanks to the application 30 90 full-time passengers traveling in discount time zones during the day, while 54 TL students can save TL XNUMX.