Istanbul, the single metropolis in Turkey, is experiencing many transportation problems. The heavy traffic that occurs throughout the city, causes serious problems in the quality of human life in Istanbul. According to some researches, with the emergence of the Istanbul Canal, new roads will have emerged in order to improve transportation. It may be useful to examine the route of the Istanbul Canal project in detail, to understand how this project can contribute to transportation.
How Will Transportation Be Improved with Istanbul Canal Project?
The Istanbul Canal project has a route that passes through regions called Arnavutköy, Avcılar, Bağcılar, Bakırköy, Başakşehir, Esenler, Eyüp, and Küçükçekmece. Urban transformation activities that will take place along with Istanbul Canal Project especially in these areas can both cause the buildings here to be healthier in terms of architecture and can lead to much better improvement in transportation thanks to the reorganization of urbanization. The improvement of transportation in these eight regions, which are very crowded areas of Istanbul, may cause an improvement in traffic problems in Istanbul in general.
In order to improve transportation in real terms, the authority to arrange 38,500 hectares of the areas that will be changed within the scope of the Istanbul Canal project has been transferred to the Istanbul Metropolitan Directorate. It is said that the Istanbul Metropolitan Directorate, which is the authorized body in transportation, can take many steps to make transportation stronger. ( Other Canals Transportation Information )
Within the framework of the Istanbul Canal Project, the architecture of the city gathered in a single-center will be spread over a wider area. Urbanization will be redesigned in line with the Marmaray route. In this way, it is ensured that human traffic and mobility are balanced at a maximum rate. ( Urbanization )