Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu stated that regulations for individual transportation vehicles such as e-scooters, e-bikes and motorized scooters will be prepared in the near future, and said, "We will have issued the Micro Mobility Regulation as soon as possible by taking the opinions of all stakeholders." said.
Karaismailoğlu, Union of Municipalities of Turkey (TBB), the "Bike Transportation and Project Idea Competition Award Ceremony" in his speech in n highlighted the importance of micro-mobility vehicles for the future of transportation.
Stating that as the Ministry, meetings were held with representatives of the sector, universities, public and private sector organizations on e-scooters, Karaismailoğlu said, “We organized the Micro Mobility Systems Common Mind Meeting in Istanbul on September 11. We will have issued the Micro Mobility Regulation as soon as possible by taking the opinions of all stakeholders. " he spoke.
Karaismailoğlu said that the Ministry's approach to all transportation lines is to reduce travel times, increase traffic safety and mobility, reduce the damage to the environment by using road capacity and energy efficiently.
Intelligent transportation system emphasis
Karaismailoğlu stated that the demand for transportation will double in terms of number of passengers and distance in the period of 2020-2050.
“Parallel to the increasing population in the world and in our country, the urban and intercity transportation and communication traffic has been increasing exponentially in recent years. In order to meet and manage this intensity in transportation, an efficient, safe, innovative, dynamic, environmentally friendly and sustainable smart transportation system supported by local and national information-communication facilities has become one of the most important requirements.
Karaismailoğlu stated that they prepared the “National Intelligent Transportation Systems Strategy Document and 2020-2023 Action Plan” under the coordination of the Ministry with the participation of all stakeholders, and said:
“One of our strategic goals within the scope of our action plan is to create a livable environment and conscious society and support the widespread use of micromobility tools accordingly. The general coordination of the plan prepared in cooperation with the Ministries of Environment and Urbanization, Health and Youth and Sports, whose responsibility is undertaken by the metropolitan municipalities, is also carried out by our Ministry.
"We connected every point of the country with each other and with the world"
A comprehensive transport and infrastructure to perform moves that expresses Karaismailoğlu past 18 years, they have gained mega-projects in Turkey, the country voiced what every point of connecting with each other and the world.
Explaining that the investments continue with a contemporary vision to support the country's great goals and to create solid foundations for holistic development, Karaismailoğlu said, “As the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, we prioritize smart and environmentally friendly solutions as much as safety and comfort in all our transportation investments. said.
Referring to the features of the Ankara-Niğde Motorway, which was completed in the 1st and 3rd sections, Karaismailoğlu said:
"Ankara-Nigde highway, fiber optic lines, traffic sensors, meteorological stations, event detection cameras, intelligent transport management unit and main control systems of local and national infrastructure is Turkey's most intelligent way. In this way, a high level of driving safety has been provided on our highway and the risk of accidents has been minimized. Environmental awareness has been prioritized while saving distance and time. When our entire road is activated, we will consume an average of 127 million 550 thousand liters of fuel per year. 318 million 240 thousand kilograms less carbon dioxide will be released into the environment. With the release of less carbon dioxide to the environment, we will have a cleaner air and a source of 19 million lira will remain in our citizens' pocket.
After the speeches, the awards were presented to the municipalities that were awarded in the competition.