Metropolitan Mayor Dr. Due to the increase in the number of cases in Kayseri, Memduh Büyükkılıç's radical decisions, especially regarding transportation, prevented the increase in the number of cases. Turkey that is not unlike standing passengers in general, all transport fleet circuit slid day 8 thousand 400 scheduled, Municipality regulate additional time at 600, an average of 150 thousand passengers a day were curb the increase in the number of cases by moving in a healthy way. Governor Şehmus Günaydın said, “With the decision taken by the Metropolitan Municipality 15 days ago, we started not to take standing passengers in public transportation. The determination that this has had a great effect in stopping the increase in the number of cases ”also showed the importance of decisions about transportation.
President Dr. With the instructions of Memduh Büyükkılıç, the practices implemented by the Metropolitan Municipality and its affiliates and the struggle with the pandemic process with determination bring good results.
Governor Şehmus Günaydın also thanked Mayor Büyükkılıç, saying, “With the decision taken by the Metropolitan Municipality 15 days ago, we started not to receive standing passengers in public transportation. The determination that this has had a great effect in stopping the increase in the number of cases ”shows the importance of studies in the field of public transportation.
The Metropolitan Municipality, which mobilizes all its means in the fight against the pandemic and provides financial and logistical support to other institutions, has shown itself by preventing the increase in the number of cases, with the altruistic work on transportation, with the instruction of Mayor Büyükkılıç.
Mayor Büyükkılıç, who put all the buses and rail system vehicles in his body into operation, ensured that 8 additional flights were organized in addition to the 400 thousand 600 scheduled flights per day. It also reduced the frequency of the rail system vehicles up to 5 minutes. The transportation fleet, which served 450 thousand passengers before the pandemic, provided "Healthy Transport" service by carrying an average of 150 thousand passengers per day with the same number of vehicles. Not satisfied with this and who cares about comfort as well as health, Mayor Büyükkılıç strengthened his transportation fleet by buying 24 more buses. Mayor Büyükkılıç continues his determination in this area by extending the decision not to take standing passengers for 15 days, which positively affects the number of cases.
Mayor Büyükkılıç, in his evaluation, stated that they added 24 new buses to the transportation fleet by making the right decisions at the right time with the determination to make it worthy of Kayseri. Stating that they aim to both relieve the urban passenger traffic and carry the transportation services to the highest level during the pandemic, Mayor Büyükkılıç gave the message that the health of the citizens is more important than anything else and that they will continue to make sacrifices regarding transportation.
Saying that “We care about the comfort of our citizens in Kayseri”, Mayor Büyükkılıç pointed out that it is pleasing that the rate of increase in cases has ended, and that this should not cause complacency and that measures should be taken with the same sensitivity.