Due to the denser population, mobility in cities is increasing day by day. This mobility is tried to be managed with new technologies and vehicles and city-specific transportation techniques.
Domestic automakers all over the world with resounding Turkey's new transport strategy will become the subject of continuous research and development with the support of the academy. Mobilty-LAB (Mobility Systems Research Center), which will be established within Yıldız Technopark in cooperation with the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure and Yıldız Technical University, will correctly interpret the mobility with scientific data and produce successfully applicable studies.
Due to the denser population, mobility in cities is increasing day by day. In parallel, Turkey's case has become a necessity to create a new transport strategies. For this purpose, Mobilty-LAB (Mobility Systems Research Center) is established within Yıldız Technopark in cooperation with the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure and Yıldız Technical University. The protocol regarding the center to be established to increase national movement was signed by Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu and Yıldız Technical University Rector Prof. Dr. It was signed between Tamer Yılmaz. With this cooperation, projects will be produced by carrying out R&D and engineering studies that can occur within the framework of the national mobility strategy and action plan at Mobility-LAB.
SCIENTIFIC APPROACH TO MOBILITY
Before the protocol ceremony held at Yıldız Technical University Davutpaşa Campus, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu visited Yıldız Teknopark and received information about the projects implemented by Yıldız Technopark companies, YTU students and academicians.
Speaking at the signing ceremony of 'Mobility Systems Research and Center - Mobility LAB, Minister Karaismailoğlu underlined that scientific studies will be carried out on mobility systems that change the face of transportation in cities and differentiate people's mobility behaviors at urban and national levels.
Minister Karaismailoğlu spoke as follows: “There has been a 18% increase in the number of our vehicles in the last 164 years. In 2020, our total number of vehicles exceeded 23 million 650 thousand. 54 percent of our current vehicle number consists of cars. While there were 2003 million 4 thousand cars in 700, this number increased by 2020 times to 2,7 million 12 thousand as of August 800. Mobility will become a concept that we will consider very seriously on a sectoral basis and in the near future, it will be mentioned more. Because mobility is no longer with a single mode of transport, a single vehicle; It will be handled in an integrated structure where many alternatives can be used together. "
Karaismailoğlu emphasized that mobility is a subject that includes many scientific fields such as social sciences, engineering and logistics, as well as a technical issue, and that it is necessary to handle future predictions in this field in a healthy way.
Stating that they can achieve a macro-scale perspective only through partnerships and collaborations they will establish with the academic world, Karaismailoğlu said, “In this context, our Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure and Yıldız Technical University have scientific studies on mobility systems that change the face of transportation in our cities and differentiate people's mobility behaviors at urban and national levels. will execute. In addition, we, as the Ministry, started our work to create our National Mobility Strategy and action plan for this area. We aim to carry out the R&D and engineering activities necessary for the establishment of an environmentally friendly, effective, sustainable and accessible mobility system at the national level, and to produce domestic and national design projects. used the expressions.
WHAT IS ON THE TARGET?
Reminding that Yıldız Technical University was a 1911-year-old long-established university founded in 109 and today it continues its education and training activities with approximately 37 thousand students and approximately 2 thousand academic personnel, Yıldız Technical University Rector Prof. Dr. Tamer Yılmaz expressed his happiness for the cooperation and gave the following information about Mobilty-LAB:
“In addition to providing education, universities also have duties such as serving the society and doing research and development. Yıldız Technical University, in particular, is one of the leading universities known for its success in producing projects for sectors, industry and the public. At the same time Turkey's best and most productive technopark with Stars Technopark sahip.şi was due to establish a Mobility-LAB in the technopark site very heyecanlıyız.b Our aim in the direction of cooperation, national mobility strategy and Ar that may arise within the framework of the action plan & D and engineering studies to do, to produce projects. Our other goals will be to add mobility and freedom to city life, to direct the future of new generation mobility systems, to conduct research and development for those who receive these services and service providers in terms of safety, efficiency, environmental awareness and driving experience. At Mobility LAB, we aim to produce projects that will increase accessibility at the national level and facilitate the daily lives of individuals with reduced mobility by carrying out technical and engineering studies to ensure the gains provided by new generation mobility systems and to make the necessary regulations. "