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30.07.2018

“TENDERING AND CONTRACTING OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT” TRAINING PROGRAMME HELD IN ISTANBUL

“Tendering and Contracting of Public Transport” Training Programme organised by International Association of Public Transport (UITP) and hosted by Marmara Municipalities Union, was held on July 3-5,2018 in Istanbul. The programme brought together leaders of public transport sector from different cities of Turkey and around the world.

In frame of the training programme, foreign net-gross cost and management contract models were analysed in detailed with examples as well as legal structure of public transport, institutional formation and contract management between administrations and executives, and business tender. Mr. Mike Weston, former senior executive of Transport for London–TfL, Mr. Kaan Yıldızgöz, UITP Training Director and Mr. Jelle Kalsbeek, Business Development Executive at Arriva PLC, UK shared their knowledge and experiences.

Organizational and legal framework public transport, tender specifications, reward and punishment, sanctions, follow-up of contracts, evaluation of performance, and contractual arrangements between authorities and public transport operators were expounded in the training. At the end of the 3 day-programme, a technical visit was organized to the Directorate General of Istanbul Electric Tram and Tunnel Enterprises’ (IETT) Edirnekapı facilities and Istanbul’s Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Line (Metrobus).


 

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