The public mass transport system has been in turmoil for over a month. Government and unions are arguing about salaries, working conditions, contracts etc while commuters are watching helpless and struggling to get to their destination any way possible.

Tomorrow Monday the Metro and the railways are on a 24 hour strike while the busses will stop operating from 11 to 16 hours. At the same time their unions will hold general assemblies to decide on how they will continue their struggle.

In the meantime the government has already announced an increase in the bus fare – from 1 Euro for a 1and a half hour ticket to 1.20. The monthly card for buses has gone up from 15 to 20 Euros.