Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Istanbul mayoral candidate calls for free public transport, 24 hour service

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CHP candidate Sarıgül vows to bring free transportation to many in Istanbul - POLITICS: "“Istanbul needs solutions. If elected, we will solve the traffic problem gradually, starting from March 30 [the day of the local elections]. The solution is in the metro and railway system, which we will extend in the city,” said Sarıgül, vowing to increase investment in public transport.

“There are 104,000 teachers and 13,000 university teachers in Istanbul. Transport will be free for teachers and students. We believe they deserve this,” he added."