The people who live in the municipality of Soacha have been affected because the public transport companies have stopped providing the service from the beginning of this Tuesday, January 31, as a form of protest against a decree of the Mayor’s Office of the municipality that came out on Friday, January 27.
According to the drivers, the reason for the protest is that the fee for the ticket payment to use the service was not increased. Thus, the price of the Soacha-Bogotá corridor remained at prices of 2,100 pesos for the journey by urban bus.
The municipal government’s decision did not sit well with drivers who, without authorization and to the disgust of users, they had increased the rate by 400 pesos to charge 2,500 per ticket.
Transports ensure that This increase had been made because since the beginning of the year inputs have risen, which has significantly hit their pockets.
It is because of this strike that mobility south of Bogotáá is seriously affected, especially in the San Mateo sector on the South Highway.
To have an updated record of the mobility conditions of the city, you can consult the Twitter of the Ministry of Mobility and TransMilenio.
A At 4:00 am, the TransMilenio service did not report any kind of news on its trunks.
The sit-in is located on Autosur with Carrera 76, with affectation of the mixed road and the presence of around 20 people. Units in the field report a group of people getting off the users of inter-municipal buses that go from Soacha to Bogotá.