The Bilbao tourist bus touch discounts parachute groups, youth and schoolIn addition to allowing the use of multimodal transport cards, such as Bidai 70 or Gazte Oro, which until now could not be used. These are some of the novelties that incorporate the modification of the regulation Delaware billobus and the new ordinance that the municipal area of Mobility and Sustainability has begun to process in the Bilbao City Hall.
As explained in committee by the person in charge of the area, Nora AbeteThe modification of the Bilbobus regulation is motivated by the need to incorporate into it the tourist bus regulation and it has been used “to improve the text and include other matters”, for example, “rearrange transport tickets, regulate the use of canopies, incorporate free admission for companions of people with intellectual disabilities and modify the procedure for lost objects“.
The Bilbobus regulation was approved in June 2018 and in August 2019 the new service contract was launched, which included the tourist bus. In addition to including the specifications of this service, the modification has been used to rearrange the transport titles“for pick them up more clearlywithout altering the content”, has qualified nagore salcedo, Subdirectorate of Transport. This section has included the gratuity for companions of people with intellectual disabilitieswhich was approved by the municipal plenary session in October of last year.
The implementation of this measure will have to wait for the Bizkaia Transport Consortium approve it, so that it enters into force in all means of transport in the territory.
The procedure followed with the Lost objects. From now on, and unlike what currently happens, these will remain in deposit in the customer service offices de Bilbobus for 15 days -after which they will be delivered to a non-profit association-, unless they have an important or identifying value, as is the case of ID cards or similar documents. In the latter case, they are referred to the municipal police.
Regarding the rates of the tourist busregulated in the new ordinance, the individual ticket for the Adults it will cost 15 euros on the 16th and will establish different discountsFor example, 30% when the tickets are purchased together with tickets for other services such as the funicular or the estuary boats, or for groups, young people or schoolchildren, “for which we are having a lot of demand but we could not offer lower prices. low”, pointed out Salcedo.
In addition, you can use consortium multimodal titles to get on the tourist bus, such as the Bidai 70 or the Gazte Oro, among others, “a matter that has not been collected up to now.”