New Buenos Aires Subway Station Improves Commute Times

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New Buenos Aires Subway Station Improves Commute Times A new, long-awaited subway station opened this week on the H Line of the Buenos Aires Subte which is expected to boost ridership, improve system access, and reduce transit times for commuters in the City of Buenos Aires. The new Santa Fe station in Recoleta is another positive step forward for the oft-delayed, highly-politicized …

Buenos Aires Public Transport’s Decade Of Triple-Digit Fare Increases

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With another round of fare increases on the horizon for both Buenos Aires taxis and subways, which mode of public transportation has seen the largest fare hike over the past decade? The initial fee or la bajada de bandera (lowering the flag) for a BA taxi was $1.44 pesos in 2004. That fee rose to $1.60 the following year, $3.10 …