In Puerto Vallarta, public transport drivers participated in an awareness workshop as part of My Transportation program launched in the state to modernize the transportation system. The objective is to raise awareness about respect for various modes of mobility, the state government reported.
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Protecting passengers, pedestrians and cyclists were the core courses being taught at the workshop for public transport drivers. In the theoretical part, an emphasis was placed on sustainable mobility and safer transport systems.
“In these dynamics, given by specialists from the Road Safety Directorate of the Ministry of Transportation, supported by groups of cyclists from Puerto Vallarta, the drivers developed practices to know how to reduce risks in the event of a traffic accident in which they can involve pedestrians or those who move in other modes of transport,” said the state executive.
The drivers who attended the workshops belong to the routes Marina Vallarta, Juntas, Ixtapa Ruta B, Ixtapa Llanitos, San Esteban, Villa de Guadalupe, Infonavit CTM, Guadalupe Victoria, Bobadilla Ixtapa, and Blanco Demonio, of the company Transporte Unido Costa Pacífico ( UNIBUSPV).
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“The transformation of public transport in Jalisco continues and not only goes through the renovation of the units and their technological equipment, but also by the constant training of operators to offer a better service to users,” according to the state government.
Puerto Vallarta is the municipality where greater advances in the transition from the man-truck scheme to the business-route model.