İzmir Metropolitan Municipality announced that there would be a rise in the cost of public transportation tickets starting from September 1st, 2020. Following this announcement, protesters called for the removal of price increases with the Twitter hashtag # 90DakikamaDokunma.
University students in Izmir also started a campaign: “90 Thousand Signatures for 90 Minutes” The students demonstrated in front of the Karşıyaka Izban Station at 16:00 on Monday, August 31th, 2020, and in front of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality at 17:00 as a part of this campaign. Their slogan is: “The people will not pay the price of the [economic] crisis!”
* #90DakikamaDokunma: Do not touch my 90 minutes (Izmir municipality abolished the practice of enabling passengers unlimited transfers for 90 minutes, on public transportation vehicles.).