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 …

Subte’s New “F” Line Will Be The Busiest In Buenos Aires

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Super Size It. That’s what the City of Buenos Aires is planning to do with the next Subte line which will undoubtedly be the city’s busiest when it officially opens in 2019. The “F” Line¬†(Map) is scheduled to run from the Constitucion train station in the south to the Plaza Italia station in Palermo. Along the way, the “F” will …

Final Three Stations For Subte’s H Line Win Approval

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The missing piece of the underground puzzle connecting northern and southern Buenos Aires finally won unanimous approval yesterday, and three new stations will complete the northern loop to Retiro. The H Line of the Subte, which currently stops at Pueyrredon and Corrientes, will now extend north along Avenida Pueyrredon, intersect the D Line’s Pueyrredon station at Avenida Santa Fe, jog …

Buenos Aires Subte Adding Five New Stations This Year

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After years of delays due to political battles and a lack of new trains, the City of Buenos Aires plans to open five new Subte stations this year along the A, B and H Lines. The first station, Hospitales on the H Line, opens this month followed by Echeverria and Juan Manuel de Rosas on the B Line in July …

2013 Brings New Ownership, Trains & WiFi For BA Subte

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After a tumultuous 2012 marked by a record number of strikes including the marathon 10-day work stoppage last August, the City of Buenos Aires officially assumed control of the Subte on New Year’s Day 2013, and the City wasted little time in announcing long overdue equipment upgrades. This is good news considering the positive correlation between BA property values and …