Only 1% of Puerto Vallarta buses meet government requirements

An audit of public transport in Puerto Vallarta revealed that only 1.3% of buses passed review.

The Department of Mobility and Transport (Semov) reported that the results of the audit initiated in March showed that only six (1.3%) of the 438 buses in Puerto Vallarta providing the service in public transport passed the test.

According to the agency the review was to verify the physical and mechanical condition of the urban trucks.

368 units, accounting for 84%, failed the review, while it was found that 64 (14.6%) trucks required improvements to stay in service.

In addition it was found that only 286 urban buses had concession, 123 lacked proper authorization for operations and another 29 had a temporary permit to operate.

The Semov reported that only 45 dealers had made ​​request to be included in the State Register of Public Transport, another 233 had already completed the procedure and 160 had not started the registration process.


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