Public transport passengers face long lines and crowded buses in Porto Alegre

Public transport passengers face long lines and crowded buses in Porto Alegre

Truckers strike affected diesel fuel supply for companies

Passengers waited for buses for more than an hour at Terminal Triângulo Credit: Alina SouzaPeople's Mail - CitiesThursday morning - the fourth day of the truckers' strike in Brazil - was one of inconvenience and much patience on the part of the public transport passengers at the Porto Alegre bus terminals.With trucks stopped on the roads, diesel fuel supplies are undermined.To avoid total service shutdown, the Public Transport and Transit Company (EPTC), in agreement with the companies, has determined to increase the travel interval (1 hour) outside peak hours and one bus per line.In the morning normal operation occurred from 6am to 8:30 am.In the afternoon / evening will be from 17h to 19h30min.At the Triangulo terminals in the northern part of the city, Parobé Square in the Center, and Conceição, near Alberto Bins Street, which serves the city lines of the Metropolitan Region, long lines of passengers were formed around 8:30 am.Many people who were unawa...


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