Tuesday, March 26 2013 @ 03:57 PM EDT
Contributed by: Staff Journalist
The head of the ATTT, Roberto Moreno, said today that the fines are for violations of two offenses: frequency and quality of service.
Moreno said the company has a period of 48 hours to make corrections. Otherwise, this fine will be doubling, per day, up until the sum of $11, 480.
Once this amount is exceeded, then they will proceed to the revision of the concession contract of public transportation.
Moreno, at a news conference, added that these failures could be proven if the Metro Bus were checked during inspections in Ciudad Bolívar, La Cabima, Balboa, Panama Viejo, Veranillo and Torrijos Carter.
The ATTT has been able detect major flaws, like the 24 de Diciembre, La Cabima and Veranillo. At these sites, for example, the buses do not complete the courses.
PROTEST AGAINST TRANSPORT SERVICES
This morning, a group of costumers of the public transport system in the 24 de Diciembre held a protest at the entrance to the courtyard of the Mi Bus company. Passengers prevented the departure of the buses.
The extent due to the lack of buses and infrequency. According to passengers, due to these flaws with the Metro Bus, they have to spend long hours at bus stops waiting for a bus. In the area there were National Police agents to control this situation. (Prensa)