Konya Metropolitan Municipality, which regularly performs disinfection of public transport within the scope of new types of coronavirus measures, implements regulations in line with social distance rules in public transport for the health of citizens. Continuing to distribute free masks in public transportation and installing hand disinfectants in vehicles, Büyükşehir became a model in public transportation with the measures it has implemented.
The outbreak is seen in Turkey since the first day of taking stringent measures in public transportation, allowing citizens to travel more safely in Konya Metropolitan Municipality, which regularly performs alongside the disinfection work; It makes various arrangements on buses and trams, especially for passengers to adapt to the social distance.
Konya Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Uğur İbrahim Altay stated that the rates of using public transportation decreased to 18 percent and that the trips were re-planned accordingly; He said that they made intense expeditions in accordance with the social distance rules especially during the commute and return hours.
Noting that social distance is extremely important in public transportation, Mayor Altay stated that they have taken various measures and inspections for this purpose. Baştan Altay, who stated that warning messages will be written in front of the buses filled in accordance with the social distance and no passengers will be taken to the full buses, said, “We do whatever is necessary for the health and safety of our fellow citizens. We ask our fellow countrymen to comply with the social distance rules in public transportation vehicles. Especially let's not get on the buses that say hail. Our bus serves as much as needed. Additional flights are added quickly in case of density. I hope we will get through this process together. ”
HAND DISINFECTANT INSTALLED ON BUSES
Konya Metropolitan Municipality, which is also a model in public transportation with the measures it has implemented since the beginning of the coronavirus epidemic, has installed hand disinfectants in public transportation vehicles after public transportation stops. Konya Metropolitan Municipality, which had previously warned the seats to comply with the social distance, attached visuals reminding the rules of the social distance to the base of the vehicles so that the passengers on the feet can comply with the distance.
FREE MASK DISTRIBUTION CONTINUES
Konya Metropolitan Municipality, which continued to distribute masks produced by KOMEKs at public transportation stops free of charge to the citizens after the necessity of the mask, has also implemented the transparent cabin application in buses for the safety of both passengers and drivers.