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Çiğdem Çörek Öztaş
7 May 2015
SciencePo
EMBARQ NETWORK
Engineers
Planners
Designers
Scientists
Sociologists
Economists
WHO WE ARE?
Focused on
Public transport and non-
motorized transportation
projects for sustainable urban
development
EMBARQ Turkey
Istanbul is situated in the north-western part of
Turkey, where the Black Sea is connected to the
Marmara, Aegean, and Med...
the number of new vehicles in the
traffic for one day in Istanbul is
600
additional 84.000 cars every
year
The increase in...
Bus transport
Sea Transport (Ferries)
Light Rail Transit, metro and rail
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)
Non-motorised transport
T...
Bus and Sea Transport
Light rail transit, metro and rail
The Marmaray Project (Ray’ is Turkish for ‘Rail) includes a
Bosphorus crossing through an immersed tunnel and the
upgrade ...
“Metrobüs” (the BRT
system of Istanbul), the
first phase of which was
commissioned in 2007 by
IETT with an aim to
reduce t...
4 technical workshops with attendance from key managerial
and technical staff
Accessibility Analysis for the 10 km of exte...
Cycling
Pedestrianization
Non-motorised transportation
Antwerp,BE
Bremen,DE
Nantes,FR
Seville,ES
Copenhagen,DK
25%
(2012)
7%
(2013)
8%
(2012)
25%
(2008)
23%
(2010)
İstanbul,TR
1...
Cycling projects in İstanbul
Current: 80 km
in 2023: 1050 km
Most common Problems are:
• Lack of police control
• Lack of infrastructure
• Safety problems on roads
• High speed transi...
• %67 man
• Most of the
participants are
between 28-34
years
• Bicycle ownership:
%75
Participants
generally start to use
...
PEDESTRIANIZATION
THE HISTORIC PENINSULA
Structure of the Historic Peninsula
HISTORIC PENINSULA – BEFORE
PEDESTRIANIZATION
HOW DID PEDESTRIANIZATION PROJECT
BEGIN?
Historic Peninsula Current State Assessment
Report
AvoidAvoid or reduce trips through
the integration of land use and
transportation planning
ShiftShift to more environment friendly modes,
such as public transport, walking and
bicycling
ImproveImprove vehicle and fuel technology of
all transport modes for environmental
efficiency from each kilometer travell...
Visit us !
Gümüşsuyu Mah. İnönü Cad.
No:29 Saadet Apt. Kat:6 D:7
Taksim, Beyoğlu, İstanbul
Tel: 0 (212) 243 53 05
email: i...
Transport Policies in Istanbul l Çiğdem Çörek Öztaş l SciencePo
Transport Policies in Istanbul l Çiğdem Çörek Öztaş l SciencePo
Transport Policies in Istanbul l Çiğdem Çörek Öztaş l SciencePo
Transport Policies in Istanbul l Çiğdem Çörek Öztaş l SciencePo
Transport Policies in Istanbul l Çiğdem Çörek Öztaş l SciencePo
Transport Policies in Istanbul l Çiğdem Çörek Öztaş l SciencePo
Transport Policies in Istanbul l Çiğdem Çörek Öztaş l SciencePo
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Çiğdem Çörek Öztaş, Urban Development and Accessibility Projects Manager in EMBARQ Turkey, was invited to deliver was invited to deliver a presentation about Transport Policies in Istanbul and pilot cycling and pedestrianization projects implemented in Istanbul by EMBARQ Turkey. The presentation was made to 40 Master in Urbanism students from Sciences Po in Paris.

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  1. 1. Çiğdem Çörek Öztaş 7 May 2015 SciencePo
  2. 2. EMBARQ NETWORK
  3. 3. Engineers Planners Designers Scientists Sociologists Economists WHO WE ARE?
  4. 4. Focused on Public transport and non- motorized transportation projects for sustainable urban development EMBARQ Turkey
  5. 5. Istanbul is situated in the north-western part of Turkey, where the Black Sea is connected to the Marmara, Aegean, and Mediterranean Sea by the 31 km long Bosporus strait. Today, Istanbul is Turkey’s and Europes largest city and one of the largest cities of the world with around 14 million inhabitants (18% of Turkey).
  6. 6. the number of new vehicles in the traffic for one day in Istanbul is 600 additional 84.000 cars every year The increase in motor vehicles is faster than population growth.
  7. 7. Bus transport Sea Transport (Ferries) Light Rail Transit, metro and rail Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Non-motorised transport Transportation Modes of Istanbul
  8. 8. Bus and Sea Transport
  9. 9. Light rail transit, metro and rail
  10. 10. The Marmaray Project (Ray’ is Turkish for ‘Rail) includes a Bosphorus crossing through an immersed tunnel and the upgrade of the existing suburban train lines to create a 76 km high capacity line along the Marmara sea shore. Marmaray Project
  11. 11. “Metrobüs” (the BRT system of Istanbul), the first phase of which was commissioned in 2007 by IETT with an aim to reduce the traffic volume on the main arterial roads and offer passengers a rapid and comfortable journey, has evolved to a 52-km corridor with 44 stations. It handles approximately 800,000 trips per day. BRT System (Metrobüs)
  12. 12. 4 technical workshops with attendance from key managerial and technical staff Accessibility Analysis for the 10 km of extension of the BRT corridor Road Safety Inspection for the BRT Corridor of 52 km As EMBARQ Turkey.. Results: 23 millionTL (12.8 milion USD) allocation of investment for the improvements of the entire 52 km and 45 stations (March 2013)
  13. 13. Cycling Pedestrianization Non-motorised transportation
  14. 14. Antwerp,BE Bremen,DE Nantes,FR Seville,ES Copenhagen,DK 25% (2012) 7% (2013) 8% (2012) 25% (2008) 23% (2010) İstanbul,TR 1‰ (2014)
  15. 15. Cycling projects in İstanbul Current: 80 km
  16. 16. in 2023: 1050 km
  17. 17. Most common Problems are: • Lack of police control • Lack of infrastructure • Safety problems on roads • High speed transit traffic • Problems in highway crossings Thoughts and ideas: Necessity of continuity the road Necessity of safe cycling infrastructure
  18. 18. • %67 man • Most of the participants are between 28-34 years • Bicycle ownership: %75 Participants generally start to use bicycle between 0- 10 years 48% transportation, 82% sports and recreation
  19. 19. PEDESTRIANIZATION THE HISTORIC PENINSULA
  20. 20. Structure of the Historic Peninsula
  21. 21. HISTORIC PENINSULA – BEFORE PEDESTRIANIZATION
  22. 22. HOW DID PEDESTRIANIZATION PROJECT BEGIN?
  23. 23. Historic Peninsula Current State Assessment Report
  24. 24. AvoidAvoid or reduce trips through the integration of land use and transportation planning
  25. 25. ShiftShift to more environment friendly modes, such as public transport, walking and bicycling
  26. 26. ImproveImprove vehicle and fuel technology of all transport modes for environmental efficiency from each kilometer travelled
  27. 27. Visit us ! Gümüşsuyu Mah. İnönü Cad. No:29 Saadet Apt. Kat:6 D:7 Taksim, Beyoğlu, İstanbul Tel: 0 (212) 243 53 05 email: info@EMBARQturkiye.org Follow us ! www.EMBARQturkiye.org www.thecityfixturkiye.org Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/EMBARQturkiy e Twitter: @EMBARQturkiye

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