Riga may boost public transport tickets by 50 percent

  • 2006-12-13
  • From wire reports
RIGA - The Riga municipal company Rigas Satiksme (Riga Transportation) submitted its final proposal on raising public transport ticket prices to the Public Utilities Commission.Board members of Rigas Satiksme agreed to ask the regulator to raise tariffs to 0.3 lat (0.43 euros) instead of 0.4 lat, as previously planned, spokesperson Oskars Firmanis told LETA. Public transportation tickets currently cost 0.2 lat. Riga Transportation said they would freeze investments to the chime of 8.8 million lats so the new tariffs could be set at 0.3 lat. As required by the regulator, the company mad...
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