Marmara Municipalities Union and Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Assoc. Dr. Tahir Büyükakın conducted an on-site inspection for traffic regulation in the Maşukiye region, where tourism activities are intense and traffic jams are experienced throughout the year, especially in the winter months. Mayor of Kartepe Mustafa Kocaman and AK Party District President Sadık Yılmaz, who gave the order to work at the intersection that closely concerns the Maşukiye region, said, "With this intersection arrangement we will make in the center of Maşukiye, we will also make improvements in traffic relief and parking. " said.
TARGETED TO PREVENT TRAFFIC SAFETY PROBLEMS
President Büyükakın, who carried out an investigation on Mehmet Akif Ersoy Street, which provides access to the summit of Kartepe, tourism facilities and the ski center, received information on the details of the project to be made in order to prevent heavy traffic in the commercial enterprises in the Maşukiye region. With the new regulations to be made in the region, it is aimed to eliminate the access problems experienced in a congested service area, to solve the parking problem caused by irregular and dense parking, and to prevent traffic safety problems on the main road.
“WE WILL CREATE ROADSIDE PARKING POCKETS FOR PARKING”
Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Associate Prof. Dr. Tahir Büyükakın, who met with the tradesmen in the region together with the Head of Transportation Department Ahmet Çelebi and the technical team, said, “We will create left turn pockets where left-turning vehicles can safely wait in order to ensure traffic safety on the main road. We also aim to prevent intersections by separating the intersection points that will provide entrances and exits to Mehmet Akif Ersoy Street. Large parking areas will be created to receive service from Mehmet Akif Ersoy Street, and at the same time, we will create roadside parking pockets for short-term parking.
“WE MAKE THE FINAL DECISIONS TOGETHER WITH OUR FRIENDS”
Stating that they will respond to the demands of the tradesmen and citizens in the Maşukiye region with this project at the point of arranging intersections, Mayor Büyükakın said, “We continue to determine the projects that need to be done in our district together with our Kartepe Municipality. We respond quickly to suggestions from our citizens, shopkeepers and headmen. We make the necessary investigations in the field as it is today and make the final decisions together with our friends to start the project. We will continue to work non-stop, serve our people and produce for our people knowing their place in our people's hearts.”