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Subway fare to cost 4.50 as from March 14

Subway fare to cost 4.50 as from March 14 The Buenos Aires City Subway commuters will be facing a new tariff hike as from March 14 when tickets will start costing 4.50 pesos when paid with electronic cards such as SUBE or Monedero, according to a new resolution published yesterday in the … Read more […]

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Buenos Aires government debating subway fare hike

Buenos Aires government debating subway fare hike Buenos Aires government debating subway fare hike. By Business News Americas staff reporter – Tuesday, January 7, 2014. If approved, the rate increase would be the third under municipal control. This news article is one of hundreds published daily by … Read more on Business News Americas

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Buenos Aires mayor wants to name subway stop after Pope Francis despite law

Buenos Aires mayor wants to name subway stop after Pope Francis despite law … The problem is that Buenos Aires law requires waiting 10 years after a person's death before naming a public space after them. The pope grew up in the city's Flores neighbourhood, and that's where Mayor Mauricio Macri said on Friday the […]

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Strike halts subway Line B again

Strike halts subway Line B again The long conflict between the Buenos Aires subway workers union, the Buenos Aires City government and the the Subte licensee company Metrovías led to another nightmare Friday after a strike was called on Line B prompting traffic jams as commuters were … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Storm: Subway B line worker dies electrocuted

Storm: Subway B line worker dies electrocuted Union Association of Subway Workers (AGTyP in Spanish) know locally as “Metrodelegados” have decided to suspend the Line B service following the death of a Subte worker this morning as a result of the heavy storm that still batters Buenos Aires. Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Subway subte fare hike frozen by injunction

Subway subte fare hike frozen by injunction The fare hike implemented by the Buenos Aires City government that was meant to come into effect was abruptly suspended through an injunction. The injunction appeal was filed by MST-Project South legislator Alejandro Bodart, who is an advocator of a … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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City gov't studies special subway fare for low-income commuters

City gov't studies special subway fare for low-income commuters The head of Buenos Aires Subways (SBASE), Juan Pablo Piccardo revealed today that the City government is studying to subsidy those commuters not able to afford the new fare of 3.50 pesos that's announced for March 15. However, Piccardo defended the … Read more on Buenos […]

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Subway: Macri ratifies fares will rise

Subway: Macri ratifies fares will rise Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri explained today that the 'true' price of subway fares is 6 pesos and that they will go up, adding that the city government would analyse a way to reduce expenses and therefore, fares. After heading the first … Read more on Buenos Aires […]

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Buenos Aires retires wooden subway cars, world's oldest

Buenos Aires retires wooden subway cars, world's oldest Father Time has caught up with Buenos Aires' nostalgic wooden subway cars, the oldest in the world. They'll be retired by spring, months shy of the 100th anniversary of when they began rolling on South America's first subway line. Starting next week … Read more on USA […]

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'Closing the subway is an unnecessary setback for users,' Randazzo

'Closing the subway is an unnecessary setback for users,' Randazzo Meanwhile, almost immediately, a response to the statements came from the Buenos Aires city government, who firmly defended the measure, stating that the national government had “no authority to talk about public transport.” City Cabinet Chief Horacio … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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AGTSyP workers to present own subway transfer bill

AGTSyP workers to present own subway transfer bill Workers pertaining to the AGTSyP breakaway union assured today that they were to present their own subway transfer bill to the Buenos Aires City legislator, ahead of tomorrow's strike action. On Monday, subway workers will go on strike across different … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Subway union to continue strike on Monday

Subway union to continue strike on Monday Sergio Cultrera, an AGTSyP maintenance sector representative claimed the Buenos Aires City government does not “recognize” them as a union. The City government's Labour Secretariat has nonetheless acted as a mediator between Metrovías and AGTSyP … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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City Legislature debates subway transfer bill

City Legislature debates subway transfer bill The meeting, which is being held at the Montevideo hall, began with the head of the Public Works Committee Enzo Pagani adressing attendees, followed by Buenos Aires Subways public company head Juan Pablo Piccardo. “This is a relevant project that … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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City gov't says Subway not 'our business'

City gov't says Subway not 'our business' Buenos Aires City Economy Minister Néstor Grindetti stated today that the Subway management is none of the City government's business, and indicated that it is the national administration which must decide what to do as from January 2013 when all … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Buenos Aires subway shutdown enters eighth day

Buenos Aires subway shutdown enters eighth day BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — There was still no exit Saturday in the weeklong subway strike in Argentina's capital, where a million commuters are caught in the middle of a power struggle between President Cristina Fernandez and Buenos Aires Mayor … Read more on The Associated Press

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