As of 1 April 2018, use of the bus card, Movilizate, will be mandatory in Cuenca, and users will no longer be able to pay bus fare in cash. The card is being distributed for free to students, people older than 65 years old, and people with any disability rated higher than 30%. People in those groups have to present their cedula or the CONADIS card [Disability Certification ID card]. The normal cost of the card is $1.75. The Transportation Chamber has already issued more than 106,000 cards. However, during the weekend, Feria Libre and Terminal Terrestre were full of…
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