The price regulating agency says it has rejected seven of 11 requests for increases, from bus companies. The San José – Barrio Escalante, Santa Ana – San Antonio de Belén, San José-Paraíso-Cartago-Paraíso and Cartago – Llano Grande received increases of from 11 and 38 percent, said the Authoridad Reguladora de Servicios Públicos.
The agency said that many applications were incomplete. The agency also said it told one company to bring the number of buses with ramps for the disabled up to the required number.
The TUASA bus company that services San José did not receive an increase.