The possibility of tendering Metro feeder routes and Metro Bus in Panama City and San Miguelito is being analyzed.
Government Minister Milton Henriquez, said that the aim of the eventual granting in concession of routes by tender is "... that transportation be a single integrated system which includes the Metro, Metro Bus and feeder routes."
The renewal of the public transport fleet begins with the importation of about 300 buses powered by liquefied petroleum gas.
The renewal of bus concessions to be made by businesses by mid-2013 and early 2014 will be used by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) to bring in units which use cleaner energy sources, such as LPG or CNG (Natural Gas). The change will begin with 300 units, noted an article published by Crhoy.com.
Banrural and the German Bank for Development and Investment have granted a loan to Servicios para Centrales S.A. to finish building the bus transfer terminal CentraNorte in Guatemala.
The Rural Development Bank (Banrural) and the German Bank for Development and Investment (DEG, by its German acronym), have agreed to pay $40 million to the company Servicios para Centrales S.A., to complete construction of the bus transfer terminal CentraNorte, reported Elperiodico.com.gt.
The National Water and Sewerage Administration in El Salvador is putting out to tender its entire vehicle fleet.
The tender is for the maintenance of light and heavy vehicles belonging to the Institution, during the year 2012 - Maintenance of vehicle fleet of the National Administration of Aqueducts and Sewers (ANDA).
The government is due to present its Transportation Master Plan soon.
In a press conference, the president, Laura Chincilla, disclosed that part of the plan is to review the inter-urban bus project (known as “Interlíneas”). This project struggled under the previous government.