NoIn a note in response to Lusa, the Lisbon City Council (CML) highlights “that they were made to seek more solutions that have been more included” in this measure, “any changes are not foreseen”.
“CML did not create and did not define access to other rules for designating all transport criteria. It started to assume the burden of all requirements with all transport requests”, he explained.
The PS at the Lisbon Municipal Assembly revealed on Tuesday that Tuesday’s measure passes free of charge for students with tax residency in Lisbon, leaving out students repeating the 12th grade or who have missed at least one year for some reason in secondary education. , because an elementary education that is only entitled to a young person who attends non-higher education at the age of 18.
Also on a support list are many students of professional courses not covered in educational establishments of this education on the website of the Directorate-General for Higher Education (DGES).
In this way, “young students, in addition to their age and tax domicile in the municipality of Lisbon, must meet the requirements for the profile [email protected] or [email protected] (which already existed) and which are on the IMT website Passe [email protected] (im-ip.pt) and Passet3_18 @escola.tp (imt-ip.pt)”, added the CML.
As for education, “access to free of charge is conditioned by the legislation defined for access to sub-23 accessibility”, so only students from a list of professional education establishments are contemplated on the website of the Directorate-General for Higher Education (DGE).
In, the CML is available “to look for more solutions that show that it is possible to include more people” in this measure, but it notes that “which changes are not decidedly dependent on the tariff regimes currently in force at the municipality” always to be concerted and articulated with the Transportes Metropolitanos de Lisboa” (TML), an entity that currently has competences in the field of transport.
In addition to these cases revealed now, associations of higher education students in the city of Lisbon published an open letter in which they claim that students of this level of education but tax residence in Lisbon are not entitled to free passes, a situation that the Mayor , Carlos Moedas, said he was already trying to solve it.
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