On the morning of Friday, August 25, 2017, Quito dawned without buses. The strike was announced by the drivers, in the absence of an official order for the increase in the bus fares. People on the sidewalks waiting in the rain, closed stations, school buses carrying people and cranes in some parts of the city was the scenario in the capital.
However, not all transport units are paralyzed. The Metropolitan Public Transport Company of Quito reported through its Twitter account that the Trole, the Ecovia, and the Sur Occidental corridor are working regularly. Faced with this situation, the measure of “peak and plate” traffic congestion mitigation policy does not rule today. (I)