Joaquin Jimenez Purchena.
Joaquin Jimenez Purchena.

The delegate of Public Works signed the contract to provide this service, Program hosted the Andalusian demand transport in rural areas.

The territorial delegate of Public Works and Housing in Almeria, Joaquín Jiménez, has signed with freelance professionals Purchena taxi contract Andalusian Program hosted the first public transport demand in rural areas, which will involve the implementation of the road connecting the towns of Somontín and Urrácal with purchenero municipality to perform its efforts in health centers, educational, administrative, or judicial assistance.

With the signing of this contract, Jimenez explained, "The three routes with which the province of Almería in this first program is complete, "Will increase and ensure the connection between municipalities in the counties of Almanzora and the Filabres-Alhamilla". "Prior to a study on the map of the province, areas with mobility demands that were not covered by the regular transport were detected and, therefore, we should attend ", He indicated the delegate, which has raised more than 800 Somontín neighbors and Urrácal that may provide this public service.

Precisely because of its public nature, He commented the delegate to the mayors of Purchena, Juan Miguel Tortosa; Urrácal, Maria Isabel Serrano, and Somontín, Mercedes Navio, "The cost for travelers will be a percentage of 8% on the full rate, while the rest will be funded by the Ministry of Public Works and Housing ". As for the operation of the service, it will be coordinated through municipalities, to be those recepcionen day before travel requests –regarding schedules and stops–, inform the taxi service and report the time of departure.

In Andalusia they will be 18 routes which are included in the scope of the program, although once implementation begins an assessment of the results will be performed to study the expansion and creation, in the future, new routes in municipalities and counties where there is a proven demand for this type of transport.