June 20, 2013
City, national officials meet over final details of new city transport agency
Interior and Transport Minister Florencio Randazzo met this morning with Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli and Buenos Aires City Government’s Minister Emilio Monzó in order to tie up the final details regarding the new City Transport Agency being created jointly by the national, provincial and local administrations.
The meeting began at 11 am this morning and was being held in the Coat of Arms Salon at the Government House.
The officials discussed aspects of the creation of the new transport agency, which will oversee the city’s railway lines bus routes running between Greater Buenos Aires and the city centre.
The last meeting to take place regarding matters to do with the new agency was held on August 27, between City Cabinet Chief Alberto Pérez and Deputy City Mayor María Eugenia Vidal.
The government recalled today’s meeting in order to formally set up the Metropolitan Transport Agency, a tripartite organization set up to control all fronts of the rail, bus systems into the city between Macri, Scioli and Randazzo’s administrations.
The City government confirmed last night that Macri would be attending and not a city government representative, however, Emilio Monzó was sent to represent Macri's administration.