Public transportation vehicles serving throughout Kocaeli have gradually started to switch to Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality's electronic fee collection (Kocaeli Kart) system. As of March 2009st, Sunday (tomorrow), toll boarding is taking off in Başiskele district.
THE CITY IS SWITCHED TO CARD SYSTEM
With the transition to Kocaeli Card system, gradually paid boarding was removed. In the public transportation vehicles serving in the districts of Izmit-Derince, Körfez, Dilovası-Gebze-Çayırova and Darıca, paid boardings have been abolished before. Finally, as of December 1, 2019, the electronic fare collection (Kocaeli Kart) system was initiated by removing the toll boarding in public transportation vehicles in the district of Kartepe. Starting from Sunday, March 1, 2020, tolling will be removed in public transportation vehicles serving in Başiskele district.
1 TL DIFFERENTIAL COIN
Citizens who use the public transportation vehicles of Başiskele district as of 1March will use Kocaeli Card when they get on public transport. Citizens who want to board public transport with money in practice will be able to use public transport services with the driver Kocaeli Card in the vehicle by paying an additional 1 TL difference to the regular card boarding fee.
NECESSARY MEASURES TAKEN
In order to prevent citizens from suffering, Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality warned the transporters in the district to inform their drivers and help the citizens. Metropolitan also takes the necessary measures in the district to the operator of the electronic fee collection system; It provided necessary measures to increase the number of dealerships and automatic filling devices.