ISPARK Case Rejected at Istanbul Bus Station!

Ispark case was rejected at Istanbul Bus Terminal
Ispark case was rejected at Istanbul Bus Terminal

The former operators of the Great Istanbul Otagarı, the parking lots at the bus station, İSPARK A.Ş. The lawsuit filed against the decision of the IMM Assembly to be operated by the court was rejected unanimously by the court.

The contract of Avrasya Terminal Operations (AVTER), which operates the parking lots of the Grand Istanbul Otagarı for 25 years, ended on May 4, 2019. Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) Council decided to hand over the operation of bus station parking lots to İSPARK AŞ in its session on 11 July 2019.


The request of the International Thrace and Anatolian Buses Association and the Eurasia Terminal Operations Inc., which brought the decision of the IMM Assembly to the court, came back from the Istanbul 9th ​​Administrative Court. In its unanimous decision on January 31, 2020, the Administrative Court ruled that the 1994-year contract period of the bus station, which was contracted in 25, expired and the decision of the IMM Assembly was in accordance with the law and the principle of public interest. The decision also included the following statements:

“As of the day following the notification of the decision, the 733.50 TL, which is the expense of trial, is left on the plaintiffs; Within 2 days, a decision was taken unanimously on 500, with an appeal to the Istanbul Regional Administrative Court. ”


It was decided by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality committee to build a bus station in the municipality area of ​​1987 acres in Bayrampaşa in 230. The bus station built with the build-operate-transfer model was operated by the establishment that built it for 5 years after it was put into service on 1994 May 25. Although this period expired on May 5, 2019, the related management continued its operation at the bus station. The request for the extension of the International Anatolian and Thrace Bus Players Association was rejected by Ekrem İmamoğlu, elected by the IMM President, with the elections of 23 June 2019, saying, "We will open the bus station to the service of science and technology." The IMM Assembly, which was convened under the presidency of Imamoglu on July 11, decided to transfer the right to operate the car parks at the bus station to ISPARK AS for 5 years. The International Thrace and Anatolian Buses Association and the Eurasia Terminal Operations Inc. have also filed a lawsuit against the IMM for the annulment of this decision. The transfer process has been extended due to the court decisions made against the decision of the bus station operators against the decision.


After the court's injunction was lifted, the operation of the parking lots at the bus station on 8 July 2019, İSPARK AŞ. taken over by. In the car parks, where a comprehensive maintenance, repair and cleaning work is carried out, 1-hour parking service has been made free. Taking over all the operating rights of the bus station on September 9, 2019, IMM opened a tender for the lease of commercial enterprises. The tender broadcasted live on December 25, 2109, with an annual cost of 27 million liras and the right to operate for three years. won.



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