Capufe introduces “tarifazo” and makes road travel more expensive by 7.82% from today.

The Ministry of Infrastructure, Communications and Transport (SICT) has announced that as of today, March 6, a 7.82% increase will apply to the rates on highways concessed to the National Infrastructure Fund (Fonadin), operated by Caminos y Puentes Federales. (Capufe).

The changes take effect from 00:00:01 this Monday, despite the fact that on February 28, SICT announced on its official Twitter account that ” motorways operated by Capufe and Fonadin will not raise their rates from March 1.”

The rate hike was announced on official networks SICT one day prior to their entry into force.

“After two years, during which the said rates have not been raised by the authorities, and that Fonadin requested a 15 percent increase in accordance with inflation 2021 and 2022,” the federal agency said.

The publication states that “the Mexican government will maintain its user support policy with a partial update.”

“Also, the concessionaire was instructed to take the necessary actions to ensure that the physical condition freeways have an optimal level of service,” Capufe said.

Check out the new rates below:

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Source: Aristegui Noticias