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Zero to one hundred sleeping bus cases in the capital / crisis shelters replace mobile buses?

Fars News Agency, Urban Group: Late last week, the story of the sleeping bus was raised in Tehran, and this issue had many reactions in cyberspace and real life among users, city managers and citizens.

The entry of the city council into the issue of sleeping buses

Zahra Shams Ehsan, a member of the Tehran City Council, stated on her personal Twitter page: Although the issue of sleeping buses is not a new and pervasive issue, the dignity of citizenship means that “not even one person” should not have a good place to sleep. , Bring such a night to the morning.

He added: I will follow up on this issue in the city council.

There is a bus to the greenhouse. Why?

Alireza Zakani, the mayor of Tehran, also stated about the incident of the sleeping bus: In the past few days, I received news about the homeless people spending the night, but I must announce that the greenhouses of the municipality of Tehran receive these people.

He continued: “Why the injured people do not go to these greenhouses is questionable; since the municipality does not have a legal order, it can not forcibly transfer these people to the greenhouses, and we will do it on request.”

The city of Tehran has about four thousand drug addicts

Zakani also added: Tehran Municipality is at the forefront of organizing these people and during the meetings that were held in the government board on environmental issues and social harms, more than 20 executive bodies were supposed to help the municipality in this direction.

Referring to the increase in the capacity of greenhouses in the cold season, he said: “The fact is that according to the law, we can not forcibly transfer people to greenhouses, but the municipality is determined to make the city the capital of Islamic Iran.”

Different people enter the fleet

Mahmoud Tarfeh, CEO of the Tehran Bus Company, also said about this issue: “Anyway, different people enter the fleet, and sometimes there are reports about the presence of addicted people in the buses.”

The night lines that reach the end of the station completely empty the bus

He added: “But it is not possible for these people to be in a bus until the morning, and in the night lines, every bus that reaches the end of the station is completely evacuated.”

Zero to one hundred sleeping bus cases in the capital / crisis shelters replace mobile buses?

He continued: “In the last hours of the night, due to the solitude of the routes, the buses mainly travel less than the first hour to the end of the line. During this period, people are asleep in the bus until they reach their destination.” it is normal.

I refuse to pay for the bus

The CEO of Vahed Bus Company emphasized: I refuse to pay for being on the bus because this is controlled by the station officials at the end of the line.

Hothouses are a safe place for people

The cultural and social deputy of Tehran municipality also said in this regard: It is unnatural for Tehran municipality to provide a safe and quiet place with full winter facilities for vulnerable people and for them to sleep on the bus in difficult conditions.

Mohammad Amin Tavakolizadeh added: “Every year in winter, the amount and capacity of greenhouses in Tehran Municipality is increasing and people are especially welcome in the cold season.”

According to him, legally, the municipality of Tehran can not forcibly direct these people to greenhouses, but we have repeatedly stated that the doors of all greenhouses in 22 areas are open to vulnerable people.

The deputy mayor of Tehran, stating that most of the injured people are present in the southern areas of the capital, said: Simultaneously with the cold season, social patrols are carried out in these areas and people are transferred to hothouses.

Investigating the story of the sleeping bus in the courtyard of the city council

In today’s courtyard of the city council, Nasser Amani, a member of the sixth council, stated about the story of the sleeping bus: The subject of BRT is a dream that was the headline of many print and virtual media inside and outside the country last week. Carton Sleep, Grave Sleep and BRT Sleep launched a negative propaganda wave against the country and the city administration.

Zero to one hundred sleeping bus cases in the capital / crisis shelters replace mobile buses?

This member of the Tehran City Council stated: Of course, we did not see a convincing reaction from the municipality, and is this true in principle? Doesn’t the municipality have a greenhouse? Why aren’t these people taken to the greenhouse by social emergencies?

Amani added: Who receives the amount of 12 to 25,000 Tomans that has been mentioned in the media and to whom is it paid? The two routes mentioned in the media reports, Tajrish-Railway and Tehran-Pars-Azadi, are not side roads that are not known; It is enough for the relevant managers to monitor and control this route one night so that the issue is clarified and accurate and transparent information is provided.

Mohammad Amin Tavakolizadeh, Tehran Municipality’s cultural and social deputy, also appeared before the council today and raised issues about the sleeping bus incident.

Organizing and developing greenhouses and mobile homes

Referring to the problem of homelessness in the capital, he said: “Organizing greenhouses is on the agenda and now more than 2,000 people can receive the relevant services through greenhouses and stay in greenhouses at night.”

The cultural and social deputy of Tehran municipality added: “Citizens can also inform us through the 137 system if they see cases of homelessness, and the necessary instructions will be provided in this regard.”

The Deputy Minister of Culture and Social Affairs of Tehran Municipality said about the accompanying houses: “Simultaneously with reducing the prevalence of coronation, patients’ visits from the cities to the capital have increased and we have reviewed the accompanying houses with accompanying municipal areas and now the development of accompanying houses .

Tavakolizadeh pointed out: We have also asked the hospital staff to introduce them to the relevant centers if they see any need to use the ward for the patients’ companions.

Launch of mobile buses for night rest

He said: “It goes without saying that some people do not want to use the hothouse or companions for various reasons, so we have considered buses for those who are not present and are not convinced to use the companions or hothouses.”

Zero to one hundred sleeping bus cases in the capital / crisis shelters replace mobile buses?

The Deputy Minister of Culture and Social Affairs of Tehran Municipality announced: ‌ On cold nights, these buses will be stationed in the main squares and crowded neighborhoods in order to provide temporary accommodation for these people so that they will not have more problems on cold nights.

Assigning crisis management halls for cold nights / consulting with donors

Tavakolizadeh said: “Also, with the coordination of the mayor of Tehran, it has been suggested that we be able to use crisis management halls on cold nights to support these people.” We are also talking to donors in different areas, including District 6, to allocate some neighborhoods for this purpose.

He announced: overnight buses have been established in some neighborhoods such as Shush, Harandi, South Terminal and Railway to use these buses on cold and icy nights for citizens who do not want to go to the greenhouse.

Chamran As long as we have a place, a sleeping bus does not make much sense

Mehdi Chamran, the chairman of the Tehran City Council, said: “Is it really right to use these buses for the homeless?” And will these buses, which are supposed to be used by citizens for transportation, be used for sleeping buses?

The head of the Tehran City Council emphasized: “As long as we can allocate space and space for these people, the sleeping bus does not make much sense.”

Zero to one hundred sleeping bus cases in the capital / crisis shelters replace mobile buses?

In response to Chamran’s speeches, the Deputy Mayor for Culture and Social Affairs of Tehran said: ‌ The buses are not BRT type and we plan to separate these buses from the transportation buses and to place a helper in these buses.

A camp to reduce social harm

Tehran is associated with many social harms, and accordingly, the mayor of Tehran, Alireza Zakani, suggested setting up a social camp. So far, meetings have been held in this camp, and now we have to see what the final decision of the authorities is to reduce social problems and harms. How he leaves Tehran.

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