There was almost no increase in the number of lines and flexible transportation in 2020 because, with passengers fleeing, mayors had to fund minimal services.
The vast majority of funds from the Public Transport Tariff Reduction Support Program (PART) and the Support Program for the Intensification and Enhancement of Public Transport Supply (PROTransP) in 2020 were used to ensure that buses and other public transport were not used. t stop at the epidemic.
The report of the Institute for Mobility and Transport (IMT), which analyzes the implementation of the two programs, reveals that urban areas and the local communities involved (CIM) invested a significant portion of the funds to ensure minimal services and reduce tariffs in the face of the significant decline in the number of users between April and December 2020. Under the part Partially, 160.8 million (138.3 million from the state budget and the rest of the municipalities) were spent. Of the total implemented financing, only 0.2% (276 thousand euros) was allocated to increasing the supply. There were 12.4% (19.88 million) that went exclusively to measures to support basic services. Already 53.4% (85.85 million) were divided between basic service support measures and tariff reduction costs, and only 34.1% (54.79 million) were used for tariff cuts.
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