On every Eid holiday, local authorities in Turkey make adjustments to the prices of public transportation throughout the country, whether in the form of free transportation or a reduction of 50%. This custom did not change during Eid al-Adha. A statement issued by the Greater Istanbul Municipality on the situation of public transport during the Eid al-Adha.
The decision was unanimously adopted by the Greater Istanbul Municipality Council on the reduction of transportation fees in the city during the Eid al-Adha holiday by 50%. The application will be extended during the Eid holiday period (1-2-3-4 September).
All buses belonging to the public transport company of the Greater Istanbul Municipality, public buses, buses belonging to the municipal bus company, the metro, the city's internal transport lines, private municipal vessels, metro, tramway, light metro, And a circular metro. The Council also decided, on the other hand, that the transportation will be free on 18 September 2017 between 06.00 - 14.00 Monday, where the new school year will begin on this day.
This application aims to ease the pressure on transport and traffic on this important day when traffic is at its peak. All citizens will benefit from free transportation during these hours.