Pedestrian traffic jam hits metrobus stop in Istanbul
ISTANBULRecently named as the world’s second worst city in terms of stop-start traffic, congestion-rich Istanbul can become extremely hard to move around not only for vehicles, but for pedestrians, too.
Hundreds of people, who took the streets to enjoy the sunshine on April 18, jammed an overpass of a metrobus stop in the İncirli neirhborhood.
Police took precaution for the possibility that people, who were unable to move in or out of the metrobus stop for several minutes, could jump off the overpass to cross the D-100 highway.
With 15 million residents in its metropolitan area, Istanbul trails behind Jakarta in the world's worst stop-start traffic, according to a January study conducted in 78 cities from 36 countries.