Face masks are now mandatory on public transport


From last Monday, the wearing of face masks while traveling on public transport is now mandatory. This comes after Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez made the announcement last weekend. “The government will hand out a total of six million masks at main transport hubs around the country,” said Sánchez, adding that another seven million masks would be distributed through the …

Drop in public transport use in June

Over 378 million people used public transport in Spain in June 2014, which is a 1.8% decrease compared with the same month last year.

Dogs on buses in Fuengirola

Fuengirola Council has given the green light to the carriage of dogs on public transport, provided they meet certain requirements, and the new ordinance will come into effect ‘with vigour’ later this month.

Council considering changes to public transport system

Vélez-Málaga Council is currently intending to introduce new amendments to the public transport system in order to cut travelling times and boost passenger numbers. Officials will meet next week with the transport concessionaire Travelsa in order to try and finalise the proposals.

Public transport passenger numbers continue to decline

The Vélez-Málaga public transport system continues to lose passengers at an alarming rate, despite the cessation of the tram on June 4th and the fact that June through August are usually peak months for the use of public transport.

Public transport usage continues to decline

The suspension of the tram service and the re-introduction of a bus service with new routes and timetables has done little to stem the decline in passenger numbers using the public transport system in Vélez-Málaga.

Málaga airport to Nerja by public transport

Did the airport run by public transport yesterday, first time in a while, so for those considering this as an option for either going to or coming from Málaga airport, this is how it panned out.