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New transport network linking Faro airport and hotels


A new line that will connect the road to Faro airport and the city's hotels and Montenegro is one of the novelties of the reshaping of the public transport network of the capital of the Algarve, pesented on the 11th June.

New transport network linking Faro airport and hotelsStarting that day, the urban transport network Faro has a new image, around the word 'Next', an offer broader schedules and routes and 21 new vehicles with ramps for disabled persons and beeps issued at stops for people with visual impairments.

Circuits and schedules will also be available online pass, told reporters the Mayor of Faro, Correia, noting that so far, public transport in Faro were "practically illegal", since the information about the routes was very scarce.

"This is a process that took years to mount, and here we are today with a full service modern vehicles that comply with European standards, information on stops and greater accessibility to the hotel and airport", said the Mayor.

Macário Correia spoke to reporters aboard a fleet of new buses that will serve the city and now goes into operation, with new routes, more frequent stops and extended hours.

The project includes the acquisition of new transport tickets and the possibility of acquiring a pass combined with another operator (Eva Transportes).

The reformulation of the results from the conclusion of an administrative concession contract of service to the company PXM - Construction of Faro, SA, which initially invested 3.6 million euros.

In the second phase of the contract includes the construction of a new bus station, in a space adjacent to the current city center.

The company expects to transport 1.5 million passengers in the first year and go 1.1 million miles annually, half of them in the city center.

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