Deputy mayor says talks on public transport system underway with RATP

NEWS 09.02.2021 21:12
Tanjug/Tara Radovanović

Belgrade deputy Mayor Goran Vesic said on Tuesday that talks on centralizing the way the city’s public transport system is managed were underway with the French RATP company.

Speaking after a meeting with RATP officials, Vesic said that they will review the situation in the city. “It’s time to start working with a company that will allow us to optimize public transport which means corrections of some lines and new lines where needed,” he said.

According to Vesic, the city has more than 530 public transport lines covered by 1,664 vehicles traveling more than 460,000 kilometers a day with 30,000 departures. He said that the city will buy 100 gas-powered buses this year and 500 new buses in the next five years.