New vehicles aim to reduce violence against women and increase safety
07 of March 2016 12:18:16
[caption id="attachment_4286" align="alignleft" width="300"] Mancera with members of his cabinet. Photo: The News[/caption]In compliance with the “Safe Cities for Women and Girls” initiative, which was implemented by the United Nations, Mexico City released 50 renovated Passenger Transport Network (RTP) vehicles as a part of the Atenea service.Accompanied by women from his cabinet, Mexico City Mayor Miguel Ángel Mancera said that the vehicles, which are part of the Safe Travels program, aim to guarantee safe travel for women without the risk of violence. Mancera also announced that he will continue to improve this transportation service.“We are trying to get 100 renovated units for this service. They are 2006 Mercedes Benz models. I have given instructions that during the next vehicle purchase, Atenea also be taken into consideration, because that is what this is for. It is for women to travel safely,” the mayor said.
THE NEWS[caption id="attachment_4285" align="alignnone" width="1024"] New buses unveiled in Mexico City. Photo: The News[/caption]