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new amounts and methodology for compensation

new amounts and methodology for compensation

According to the official text, the objective of the measure is to update the calculations of the average costs and income of public transportation services for urban and suburban passengers in the AMBA, as well as the amounts of fare compensations to be distributed among providers.

Ignacio Petunchi

Through Resolution 4/2024 of the Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Transportation, the updating fare compensations for public transportation in the Metropolitan Region of Buenos Aires.

According to the official text, the objective of the measure is to update the calculations of the average costs and income of public transportation services for urban and suburban passengers in the AMBA, as well as the amounts of fare compensations to be distributed among providers.

Key points of the standard

  • The calculations of costs and average income for the periods of May and June 2024 are approved (Annexes I and II).
  • The amounts of tariff compensation to be distributed among providers are established (Annex III).
  • The resources to finance the compensations will come from the Integrated Automotive Transportation System (SISTAU), from taxes on fuels and carbon dioxide, and from the General Budget.
  • The methodology for the construction of theoretical reference rates is approved (Annex IV).
  • The procedure for calculating the distribution of tariff compensation is approved (Annex V).
  • The methodology for distributing tariff compensation is modified to give greater relevance to demand.
  • The Ministry of Transportation is empowered to adjust the variables of passengers transported and SUBE collection based on the information from the Single Electronic Ticket System.

Important changes it implements

  • The percentage of participation in demand compensation is increased to 50% of the total to be distributed as of May 2024.
  • The Ministry of Transportation may adjust the variables of passengers transported and SUBE collection.
  • The integrated ticket section discount will take precedence over the social attribute discount starting in May 2024.

Finally, the official text indicates that the next steps to follow include the payment of fare compensations to providers, monitoring the impact of the measures on the public transportation system and evaluating the need to make new adjustments in the future. .

Source: Ambito

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