Intercontinental urban traffic

Intercontinental urban traffic

Transport planning that involves two distinct parts of a major city is no mean feat. Especially when those two parts are on two different continents!

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Geography

Keywords

urban traffic, transportation, Istanbul, Bosphorus, Turkey, Asia, Europe, intercontinental, bridge, intercontinental subway, Bosphorus Bridge, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, metro, tunnel, continent, motor vehicle, car, watercraft, society, geography

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Istanbul, 15 million people, 400,000 vehicles/day, +500 cars/day, 1974: Bosphorus Bridge, Intercontinental bridge, 1.5 km long, 90 cm, 64 m, Cargo ship of max. 20,000 tonnes, OGS devices, 2 dollars / crossing, 1988: Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, 2013: Intercontinental subway, 58 m below sea level, Eurasian plate, Anatolian plate, Special rubber material, 150,000 people/hour, Automatic Pass System
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