TJAM approves readjustment of bus fare in Manaus and City Hall says it will appealIncrease was authorized on the morning of Monday (20). Price will be adjusted to R $ 3 to R $ 3,55.
By two votes to one, the second civil chamber of the Amazon Court (TJ-AM) accepted the request for adjustment of Manaus of public transport fare in action presented by the Union of the State of Amazonas Passenger Transport Companies (Sinetram). The decision was taken on the morning of Monday (20) and had favorable votes of judges Ari Moutinho and Sundays Chalub. The dissenting vote was from Judge Sabino Marques.
But the Manaus City Hall reported, on the afternoon of Monday (20), that will appeal, immediately, the Superior Court of Justice (STJ), against the decision of the TJ-AM. The price will be adjusted to R $ 3 to R $ 3,55.
According to the Attorney General of the Municipality (PGM), in addition to the measures already adopted to improve the operating results of public transport, the City argues that it is impossible to restore users the increased rate. In addition to recourse to the court, The city hall, again, convene the Union of the State of Amazonas Passenger Transport Companies (Sinetram) for dialogue or, in an attempt to reverse the action.
The decision of TJAM was taken on the morning of Monday (20) by two votes to one. The request was approved with the votes of the judges Ari Moutinho and Sundays Chalub against the Judge Sabino Marques.
Sinetram requested the readjustment based on the study conducted by consulting firm Ernst & Young, which indicated the percentage necessary for readjustment in the city's public transport fare, that is frozen for three years.