Konya Transportation Master Plan Trip
As a part of Konya Transportation Master Plan study, there has been 6-day technical trip to 5 european cities with “Konya Metropolitian Municipality, Directorate of Transport and Signaling Traffic Employees” for the purpose of getting information about urban transportation planning and management processes’ from local transportation authorities.
The cities, which were visited between September 9-14 are Basel, Zürich, Strazburg, Karlsruhe and Stuttgart. Zurich and Strazburg municipalities transportation experts gave presentations which were about the transportation planning process and actual transportation system’s features in the cities. After the presentations the city tours were actualized by using public transportation vehicles.
In Karlsruhe, training course of VISUM and VISSIM softwares, which are also used in Konya Metropolitan Municipality, were given by PTV Group experts . And also promotion of VISTRO, OPTIMA and SAFETY softwares were realized.
And also there was a surprise invitation from the Turkish Consul General of Karlsruhe Mr. Serhat Aksen to our group and we made a visit to his house.