Antalya Metropolitan Municipality will provide voice warning system at municipal buses and stops in order to enable visually impaired citizens to reach public transportation vehicles more easily. In this way, visually impaired individuals will be able to hear which stop of the bus during the journey with the audible warning system.
The Barrier-Free Service Commission, which was established by the Metropolitan Municipality in cooperation with NGOs and public institutions, held a meeting within the scope of the White Cane Visually Impaired Week. During the meeting, the studies to be made in order to enable the disabled to benefit from public transportation more comfortably were discussed.
VOICE WARNING SYSTEM FOR BUS AND STATIONS
Metropolitan Municipality Social Services Department, Transportation Planning and Rail System Department and IT Department officials and disabled NGO representatives attended the meeting held at the Metropolitan Municipality Disabled Service Center.
Public transportation vehicles and stops at the meeting to provide information about the work of disabled citizens to provide easy access to the rail system in the public transport vehicles voice warning system was assessed by the implementation of the problem can be solved.
WILL BE LIFE IN 1 MONTH
In this regard, within the last month of the studies carried out by the Department of Transportation Planning and Rail System, the voice of signaling will be implemented in buses and stops. Thus, disabled citizens will be able to hear the bus stop during the journey with the audible warning system.
Communication Training for Drivers
In addition, in-service training was planned to strengthen the communication of the drivers working in public transportation with the disadvantaged groups. Kamil Çam, President of the White Cane Blind Association, stated that the meeting gained more meaning because of the White Cane Week, and thanked Mayor Muhittin Böcek for the work carried out by the Metropolitan Municipality for the disabled.