Opposition to bus fare increase grows

  • 2013-10-31
  • From wire report
RIGA - The Saeima Economic, Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Policy Committee on Oct. 24 agreed to support Unity’s amendments to the Law on Public Transport Services which stipulate that a place of residence cannot be used as the only criterion when determining public transport discounts, reports LETA. The amendments were supported by coalition MPs. Harmony Center MPs voted against it.The parliament is to vote on the amendments in the second and third reading.This is in direct response to a Riga City Council decision made on Oct. 7, whereby as of Jan. 1 residents wh...
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