Puerto Vallarta finally presents new bus fleet
On Saturday, Puerto Vallarta presented the new bus models for the tourist destination, service that will be in operation with 327 new units by next August.
“The idea is that in the first semester of this year, no later than the month of July or August, 100% of the trucks will be replaced, as it was established … Finally, we will have in Puerto Vallarta an integral transport, first level”, Said Servando Sepúlveda Enríquez, Secretary of Mobility.
The winning company (in a second contest), to operate the new transportation system in the beach resort, will be: Transportes Unidos Costa Pacífico.
According to the official, the company demonstrated that it has already signed the prepayment contract and the one corresponding to the purchase of the 327 units of natural gas, to cover the entire transportation service in Puerto Vallarta; the units will comply with universal accessibility, cameras, meters, among other requirements.
The implementation of the first routes will run on Boulevard Francisco Medina Ascencio, and will be done between the months of February and March.
According to Sepúlveda Enríquez the trucks of the three main roads will have air conditioning.
“Month to month they will be delivering between 40 and 50 trucks, which will implement one or two routes per month until finishing 100% of the fleet in August, but from the end of February or the beginning of March, “explained Gustavo Flores, director of Public Transport of Semov.