Sunday 20 June 2021

30 Bus Operators Face Revocation of Concession For Not Complying With Ley 7600

Public buses must have a ramp to allow use for people with disabilities
Public buses must have a ramp to allow use for people with disabilities

(QCOSTARICA) Some 30 bus operators operating routes around the country may lose their concession because they violate Ley 7600, which calls for among the requirements, ramps for those with disabilities.

The Consejo de Transporte Público (CTP) – Public Transport Council, a division of the Ministerio de Obras Publicas y Transportes (MOPT), said Wednesday night that they have begun the process of cancelling concessions given the operators have not made the changes requested of them three months ago.

- Advertisement -

“For the time being the CTP cannot divulge the names of the operators as they have not yet been notified,” said MOPT minister Carlos Segnini, in confirming the CTP decision.

Segnini added that users should not be worried, as the process is quite lengthy and the companies must continue operating until their permits are cancelled.

Ley 7600 – the equal opportunities law for persons with disabilities – approved on May, 1996 and Regulation approved in March, 1998 – requires that every vehicle destined for public transportation must be made accessible for persons with disabilities, including those using wheelchairs

- Advertisement -

FACT CHECK:
We strive for accuracy in its reports. But if you see something that doesn’t look right, send us an email. The Q reviews and updates its content regularly to ensure it’s accuracy.

Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

220 kilometers in an electric vehicle will cost only ¢1,200 colones

Can you imagine traveling some 220 kilometers, about the distance between...

Costa Rica With 16% Consumption of Contraband Cigarettes: Study Reveals

(Q24N) Revealing figures from a detailed analysis of studies paint a...

MOST READ

“Caso Cochinilla”: Name arose when comparing parasite with hidden corruption

QCOSTARICA - On Monday, the Organismo de Investigacion Judicial (OIJ) moved to the raid, seize and arrest of their investigation into corruption of public...

Today’s Vehicle Restriction June 18: 9 & 0 CANNOT circulate

Today, Friday, June 18, vehicles with plates ending 9 & 0 CANNOT circulate The measure is countrywide and applied between 5:00 am and 9:00 pm,...

OIJ investigation into road works corruption leads to inquiries in Panama

QCOSTARICA - The prestige of the company of some of the richest men in Costa Rica hangs by a thread. For many, the MECO...

Nathalie Álvarez Mesén’s feature debut, Clara Sola, ready for the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight

Q ENTERTAINMENT (CINEUROPA) Nathalie Álvarez Mesén’s debut feature, Clara Sola, is ready to take part in this year’s Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film...

The “rebound” effect boosted growth in Costa Rica’s economic activity

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica's economic activity registered in April 2021 a year-on-year growth of 8.8%, a figure affected by a “base” or “rebound” effect,...

Despite investigation, construction of road works by H. Solís will continue

QCOSTARICA - Five major road works under the responsibility of the H. Solís company will continue in development despite investigations for alleged corruption involving...

College of Physicians negotiates donation of a million and a half vaccines against covid-19

QCOSTARICA - This week there could be very good news for the country in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic if the College of...

Tourism sector depends on political will for recovery

QCOSTARICA - The future of tourism operators in Costa Rica depends on the political will to approve a package of bills that favors the...

Cynthia Ann Telles named new U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Today, U.S. President Joe Biden announced his nomination of Dr. Cynthia Ann Telles as United States ambassador to Costa Rica. According to the...

WANT TO STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST!

Get our daily newsletter with the latest posts directly in your mailbox. Click on the subscribe and fill out the form. It's that simple!

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.