Kadri Simson: Free public transport on county lines is expected to enter into force on July 1, 2018

NordenBladet – According to Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson (Center), free public transport on county bus lines in Estonia will enter into effect as of July 1, daily Eesti Päevaleht reports.

The minister told the newspaper that the idea of free rides on county bus lines has been moved forward with and free regional public transport will start in Estonia from July 2018. “We have taken a very thorough and long preparation period. It is important that regional public transport centers determine the bus schedules and everyday departures,” Simson said.

Simson said that meetings between the employees of public transport centers and the Estonian Road Administration have constantly taken place and work has been done to alter contracts with current carriers.


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