Another record year for public transport in Malta as 50 million commuters traveled on public transport this year, with the amount expected to be over 52 million by the end of the year. The figures show that the Malta Public Transport registered an increase of 30% in passengers since 2015, its first year of operation. The passengers increase was registered in all categories, both in residents and tourists.
Transport Minister said that the Government believes that free public transport should be beneficial to many families and therefore it decided to continue building on this success, and it will allocate over €3 million next year to provide free public transport to those aged between 14 and 20.
Meanwhile, Kathleen was given a surprise when she was presented with a holiday in Spain for two persons and free traveling for a year with the Malta Public Transport. The passenger was welcomed at the Valletta terminus by the company’s general manager, Konrad Pule’ who presented her with the gift.