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 …

Buenos Aires Street Parking Rates Will Rise 300% Next Year

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The cost of  parking on the street in several Capital Federal neighborhoods will surge over 300% next year when proposed legislation from the Government of the City of Buenos Aires wins approval. The new measure, which was debated last week in the legislature’s Transit and Transportation Committee, will extend the new progressive metered street parking system currently in force in Microcentro to …