Judge confirms use of Cuenca bus cards

Judge Guido Chalco confirmed last week that the Movilízate electronic card will be the only means of payment for passengers on Cuenca’s municipal bus system. The ruling overturns a May order by another judge that the system must also accept coins as payment. Adrián Castro, manager of the city transportation office (EMOV), applauded the ruling and said it confirmed the city’s long-term transit plans. “The judge’s ruling is consistent with our movement to a sophisticated, integrated system of transportation. We are happy we can put the old challenges behind us,” he said. EMOV reports that the new card system is…

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