Saturday, January 22, 2011

Greek consumer groups condemn second round of price rises for bus passengers

For the second time in less than a year Greek bus users are being faced with prices rises of between 30% and 180%. Despite growing unemployment and a substantial drop in salaries the government is insisting on passeners paying more for public transport.

In contrast with most other EU countries there are no reduced ticket prices for pensioners, the unemployed and other low income groups.

For more on the ongoing protests check out the their blog

(You can use Google Translate to read the page in English and other languages)

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