Lisbon bus company Carris carried 139,5 M passengers in 2019

in News · 30-01-2020 09:22:00 · 1 Comments

Lisbon bus company Carris transported 139.5 million passengers last year, an increase of 11 percent compared to 2018, with the number of children increasing 26 percent and the number of elderly 14 percent, the company announced.

In a balance of 2019, the company revealed that 3.3 million children and 25 million elderly passengers were transported, over a total distance of nearly 33 million kilometres (32,902,741 kms).

According to Carris, last year around 90 improvements were implemented in services, "not only the measures foreseen in the 2019 Activity Plan and Budget but also a set of other efforts and reinforcements in the offer".

According to the company, there are 191 new buses in service, in addition to 11 new routes out of a total of 97 operating in the city of Lisbon.

Among the measures it implemented in 2019, Carris highlighted that it is possible to obtain a pass in 15 minutes, the acquisition of 15 electric buses and the launching of a tender to buy 15 articulated electric buses.

Carris is a public passenger transport company of the city of Lisbon, founded in 1872, and managed by the Lisbon City Council.


I like to see a wide spread of electric buses. The more the better. Sydney where I’m located. Has now got five Electric buses in Service doing a trial service on the inner west bus route since middle of 2019. Also there is a another electric buses at Sydney’ domestic airport terminus since 2017 that does loop run to car park. I rode on them a few times and I’m very thrilled how smooth and easy to travel on. That’s the way to go and help the Environment. It’s good to see how we getting with the technology. We need to reduce our mission and replace to Clean renewable energy BZE Beyond Zero Emission. That’s the group I belong to. Good luck. All the best, Paul Vonwiller

By Paul Vonwiller from Other on 10-07-2020 09:06
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