The Chamber of Transportation is requesting a raise of the bus fare to 34 cents

The president of the Transportation Chamber, Leonardo Albarracin, states that the entire union requests a bus fare raise to 34 cents. He said that this is an incentive for the bus owners, to ensure their compliance with the Euro5 standard update in their bus lines. These are new buses that they’ve been acquiring with more ecofriendly technologies and better fuel efficiency. The University of Cuenca is performing a study where they will evaluate this increase of the bus fare. Regardless if the study determines a higher bus fare is needed to cover more costs, as well as a better revenue…

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