Court of Auditors gives “green light” to new bus network in Olhão

The public‌ ‌international‌ contest‌ was won‌ by the company EVA Transport

The new public transport network in the municipality of Olhão, which will improve supply within the city and expand it to some areas of Quelfes and Pechão, has already been approved by the Court of Auditors, announced this Thursday, 16 September, the City Council. 

The international tender was won by EVA transport company and the municipality intends to begin the process as soon as possible, as soon as they are met all the conditions contracted with operador.

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The contracted network whose proposal has also obtained a favorable opinion from the Mobility Authority and Transport Authority will be made up of three lines.

"The extension of the network of urban public transport of passengers Olhão will enable significant improvements in the quality of provision of this service within the city and extend it to some areas of Quelfes and Pechão. Most peripheral areas of the county, including In the parishes of Pechao, Quelfes and Moncarapacho and Fuseta, it is already found, however, covered by a public transport network.

With this improvement, the local authority ensures that "you can reduce the time of travel and improve the coverage of the territory and the schedules of services, either within the city or as provided in the project in some areas ‌in‌ ‌expansion‌ ‌and‌ ‌where‌ this ‌service‌ ‌was,‌ ‌until‌ now, ‌deficient»..

The‌ ‌new‌ ‌lines‌ will allow‌ a‌ intermodal‌ ‌more‌ efficient‌ to‌ remaining‌ means‌ ‌of‌ ‌transport‌ benefiting‌ mobility‌ ‌of‌ the ‌population'.

'In this way, it will also be possible to improve the ticketing system so that it is easy to use and to load.
passes,‌ being‌ ‌interoperable‌ ‌with‌ ‌the‌ ticketing‌ system of‌ inter-municipal‌ and ‌municipal‌ careers»..