Make public transport in Bucharest free

RATB, the state-owned agency which operates surface-level public transport in Bucharest, last week published a report claiming that almost half of all passengers on its buses, trams and trolleybuses do not have valid tickets. Given that those who do pay for tickets are purchasing the cheapest public transport tickets in the European Union (one trip… Continue reading Make public transport in Bucharest free

A few observations on public transport in Bucharest

As our regular reader (a Mrs. Trellis of North Wales) will know, we are frequent users of Bucharest’s various forms of public transport: buses, trams and, of course, the metro. In the past we have always tried to be relatively upbeat about the general state of the service offered by RATB (which runs surface-level transport)… Continue reading A few observations on public transport in Bucharest