World Bulletin / News Desk
The İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality has increased public transportation costs by 10 percent.
According to the new tariff, which will come into force on Sept. 1, fares for İstanbul Transportation Authority (İETT) buses, privately owned buses and car ferries will be TL 1.95, while students will pay TL 1.10, a 10 kuruş increase. Fares for the elderly and teachers have increased from TL 1.20 to TL 1.35.
Metrobus costs for short distances (up to three stations) have increased from TL 1.45 to TL 1.60. Students, who were paying TL 0.85, will pay TL 0.95, and the elderly and the teachers will pay TL 1.15.
Metrobus fares will vary according to the number of stations a person travels. The shortest distance will be priced at TL 1.60, while the longest will be TL 2.95.Güncelleme Tarihi: 29 Ağustos 2012, 17:25