On January 5, the price of the ticket increases in Montevideo

On January 5, the price of the ticket increases in Montevideo

The common ticket will be worth $52 if paid in cash and $42 if paid with the STM card. The text also indicates that the ticket for retirees and pensioners category A, nor the ABC ticket will not change its price (for this purpose, the refund will be increased to $9)”. Regarding the increase in the common ticket (or one hour ticket, if paid with an STM card), the Municipality indicates that “this adjustment compensates for the wage waiver of transport workers during the health crisis, as well as the agreed reduction in the income of companies due to low demand.

As of the health emergency situation experienced since March 13, 2020, the transport system has suffered a brutal loss of its income from ticket sales: 37% (2020), 34% (2021) and that in 2022 it is estimated it will be 18% compared to 2019″. The Administration also indicates that this “adjustment contemplates the recovery of these sectors (workers and companies) that have sustained the crisis in the sector and is justified by the fact that by 2023 there will be no extraordinary assistance.” In addition, the statement indicates that from Monday, January 16, the value of paid parking will be adjusted, the last variation of which was in February 2020. The hourly value will cost $48 and half an hour, $24. The minimum purchase of time It will still be half an hour.

New ticket prices:

Payment with STM card:

1 hour $42.00
2 hours $62.00
Downtown $29.00
Zone $20.00
Retired Cat. A $11.00
Retired Cat. B $19.00
Student Cat. A $23.00
Student Cat. B $32.20
Metropolitan Combination $66.00

Cash payment:

Common/ 1 hour $52.00
2 hours $78.00
Differential $78.00
Downtown $39.00
Zone $27.00
Retired Cat. A $14.00
Retired Cat. B $23.00
Metropolitan Combination $66.00

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