Turkey - Road Traffic Data

Dive into the complexities of Turkey’s diverse road networks with our extensive traffic dataset, providing detailed insights into traffic volumes, congestion trends, and vehicle types across urban centers and connecting rural routes. Essential for government agencies, urban planners, and transportation companies, this dataset is pivotal for crafting robust traffic management strategies, optimizing public transit operations, and supporting infrastructural improvements throughout Turkey.

Vital Traffic Insights across the Turkey

Analyze extensive information and studies to uncover key insights on traffic flow intricacies, congested areas, and necessary speed changes, aiding in efficient transportation planning throughout Turkey.


Total Number of records
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438,633 kilometers

Total Length of Turkey Roads (Kms)
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İstanbul-Ankara Otoyolu - 107.44 km/h

Fastest Road by Median Speed
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1851. Cadde - 15.8 km/h

Slowest Road by Median Speed
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Preview the depth and breadth of our traffic data collection, showcasing how granular insights can revolutionize transportation planning and management in Turkey.

Key Variables

Analyze extensive information and studies to uncover key insights on traffic flow intricacies, congested areas, and necessary speed changes, aiding in efficient transportation planning throughout Turkey.

The maximum legally permitted speed on a road segment, crucial for safety and traffic flow analysis.
Street Name
The official name of a road, essential for location identification and route navigation.
Median speed
The middle value of speed measurements, offering a representative speed of traffic under typical conditions.
TravelTime Standard Deviation
Reflects the variability in travel time, highlighting potential delays and inconsistencies in journey durations.
Sample Size
The number of data points or observations collected, critical for the reliability and accuracy of traffic analysis.
The length of a road segment or route, key in calculating travel times and route planning.
A classification system for roads, determining their hierarchy and role in overall traffic mobility.
Average speed
The arithmetic mean of speed data, useful for understanding overall traffic flow on a road segment.
Standard Deviation speed
A measure of speed variability, indicating the consistency or fluctuation of traffic speeds.
The order of road segments or data points, important for mapping routes and analyzing traffic flow sequences.

Use Cases

How can this dataset benefit you?

Istanbul Commuter Flow Optimization

Utilize Turkey's road traffic data to manage and optimize commuter flows in Istanbul, particularly across the two continents connected by the Bosphorus Bridge. Implement predictive analytics to forecast congestion patterns and dynamically manage toll rates and lane assignments. Integrate this information with public transit scheduling, encouraging a shift from private vehicle use to public transport during peak hours.

Tourism Traffic Management in Coastal Regions

Leverage traffic data to enhance traffic management in popular coastal tourist destinations such as Antalya and Bodrum. Use insights from traffic patterns during the tourist season to implement temporary traffic measures, such as additional parking facilities and rerouted traffic flows, to accommodate the influx of visitors efficiently and maintain smooth traffic conditions.

Road Safety Enhancements in Rural Areas

Employ road traffic data to identify rural areas with high rates of accidents and implement targeted safety improvements. This could include upgrading road infrastructure, improving signage, adding better lighting, and conducting safety campaigns focused on local drivers and pedestrians. These initiatives aim to reduce accident rates and enhance road safety across Turkey’s diverse landscapes.

Everything You need to know to know about the Road Traffic of Turkey

Median Vehicle Speeds by Road Names

This analysis evaluates median vehicle speeds across different road types, highlighting efficiency and congestion levels from highways to local streets.

Street Name

Median Speed (km/h)

1851. Cadde


357. Cadde


Saydan Sokak


408. Cadde


Tahran Caddesi


Sivas Kongresi Caddesi


Alparslan Türkeş Bulvarı


Belligün Caddesi


Onur Sokak


İlkokul Sokak


Ankara-Eskişehir Yolu


Ankara-Aksaray Yolu




İstanbul-Ankara-Samsun Otoyolu




4359 Caddesi


Ankara Yolu


Ankara Çevreyolu


Ankara-Niğde Otoyolu


İstanbul-Ankara Otoyolu


Speed Limit Distribution

Explores the range and prevalence of speed limits throughout Turkey, identifying areas with strict regulations and potential zones for speed limit adjustments.

Functional Road Class (FRC) Distribution

Illustrates the variety of road types within the network, from major thoroughfares to local streets, and their distribution across the territory.

Average Speed by Functional Road Class (FRC)

Analyzes average speeds based on road functional classifications, providing insights into traffic flow and congestion differences between arterial roads and local streets.

Average Speed Distribution for Dumlupınar Bulvarı

Examines speed patterns along this major road, highlighting areas of congestion or high efficiency and their impact on travel times.

Top 10 Streets by Average Speed

Lists the top 10 streets by average speed, offering an overview of traffic conditions in busy urban areas or on efficient routes.

Ankara Street Traffic Analysis

Presents a detailed examination of traffic flow on Ankara’s streets, including peak traffic times, average speeds, and congested areas, supported by visual data.

This data is provided by LocationMind but the data source is TomTom

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to commonly asked questions about our spatial analyst platform.

What types of data are included in the Road Traffic Insights?

This dataset encompasses real-time and historical data on traffic density, accidents, road conditions, and congestion trends.

How can this road traffic dataset benefit my business or project?

Leverage this dataset for site selection, analyze road traffic on your desired business location, enhanced route planning, strategic urban development projects, and to implement proactive traffic management strategies.

What support does xMap offer to clients using the Road Traffic dataset?

At xMap, we are committed to ensuring that our clients can leverage our datasets effectively. We provide comprehensive technical support, including help with data integration, troubleshooting, and optimization of data use. Additionally, we offer consulting services to help businesses understand and analyze traffic data to meet their specific strategic objectives.

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