The Estepona City Council has informed this Friday that it is working on the drafting of a new specification for the public transport service tender of the city, in order to improve and reinforce the service through the extension of the lines or a greater frequency of trips.

This has been highlighted by the Consistory on the occasion of the next expiration of the current contractTherefore, the municipal technicians are preparing the specifications in line with the sustainable and environmentally friendly city model that has been developed in the last decade.

For this reason, the document that will go out to public bidding will contemplate an expansion in the lines and a higher frequency of buses at stops so that public transport is an efficient alternative for citizens.

In particular, the new specifications will also include a more frequent trips to the hospitalhe. In this sense, it should be remembered that when the current transport contract was awarded, this sanitary facility had not been built.

On the other hand, the specifications of the public transport service will also take into account the population growth that the city has experienced in the last decade, as well as the expansion that has been registered in a significant number of suburban areas. The document aims to improve and strengthen the public transport service.

Likewise, it will bet on a fleet of sustainable and efficient vehiclesthus contributing to other measures promoted by the Consistory to reduce pollution and prevent climate change.

In this way, the improvement of the bus service and commitment to public transport in Estepona they are aimed at abounding in the sustainable and respectful city with the environment is included within the actions of the Action Plan for Climate and Sustainable Energy (PACES); a commitment acquired with the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP) in the Spanish Network of Cities for the Climate, whose activity is aimed at promoting sustainable development policies and promoting local initiatives to combat climate change and adaptation to it.

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