Citizens' Revolt against Sapanca Cable Car Project

revolt of the citizens of the Sapanca cable car project
revolt of the citizens of the Sapanca cable car project

The Cable Car Project, which will be implemented in Sapanca, which is one of the most preferred places for tourists with its nature and unique beauties, caused the reaction of the citizens. The project that will cause 3 thousand trees to be cut will be built in park and earthquake gathering area.

SözcüAccording to the news of İsmail ŞAHİN; “The project of the“ Cable Car ”, which was tendered last year to contribute to tourism by Sapanca Municipality, will start in Kırkpınar Mahallesi and will end in Mahmudiye İncebel location after a distance of 500 meters.

The project, which will be built by Bursa Teleferik A.Ş with the build-operate-transfer model valid for 25 year, will cost approximately 80 million pounds.


Citizens living in Sapanca Kırkpınar stated that they applied to the court to stop the execution “The court has not yet decided to stop the execution. Works should not be started when there are lawsuits filed and ongoing. ”

Making a statement on behalf of TMMOB components, MMO Sakarya Provincial Representative Salim Aydın said, “The area chosen in Kırkpınar is an Emergency Disaster Gathering Area, but a playground and recreation area used by the locals. Moreover, it is a land donated to the state in the past, provided that it has not been used by the people of the region for any other purpose. ”


17 thousand square meters of the cable line section of the 5 - 80 range of approximately one thousand trees will be cut Salim Aydin, "Cable car project is done here will reduce both the green area and erosion, floods and floods will increase risk," he said.

Aydın stated that there is no information about the construction of a cable car or any structure in the region anywhere in the 1 / 100000 scale Environmental Plan approved by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, Metropolitan Municipality and non-governmental organizations in Sakarya province. years later, without approved application projects in their hands, they signified the characteristics of the construction without even hanging the signage, they hurriedly accompanied the police and tried to enter the area with private security. The impact of such an initiative on the flora fauna structure rather than the commercial return it will create in the region needs to be determined with the expert staff of universities and professional organizations ”.


Arda Nihat Şahin, Sapanca Municipal Council Member CHP member Arda Nihat Şahin stated that the cable car exit point should be taken to another place and said, “The traffic problem is progressing day by day. This investment lowers the value of Kırkpınar, which has the highest land value. The Telefrik project has to come from a more idle place in Sapanca and reach the plateau and then to Kartepe. ”

Günceleme: 23/09/2019 12:28

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