SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Dec. 13 (EUROPA PRESS) –
Transportes Interurbanos de Tenerife (Titsa) transported 33.1 million passengers between January and November of this year, which represents 24.14% more than the same period of the previous year. The greatest increase occurred in the long-haul lines that connect the north and south of the island with the metropolitan area, with 33.76% more.
The vice president of the Cabildo de Tenerife, insular councilor for Mobility and president of Titsa, Enrique Arriaga, highlighted that, compared to 2019 and comparing the months of November, 94.3% of travelers have recovered. “This means that the island has practically returned to normal after the pandemic, with the physical reincorporation to jobs and the arrival of tourists, along with the confidence in public transport for its effectiveness for travel,” he said.
For his part, the insular director of Mobility, José Alberto León, stressed that the company has recovered almost all of the services prior to the pandemic, and has even increased others, in which a greater demand has been detected. “Currently, we are making 5,527 trips on weekdays, 3,574 on Saturdays and 3,418 on Sundays,” he added.
From January to November of this year, the lines that have exceeded one million passengers have been 014, 015, 110, 467, 905, 910 and 934, with increases in passengers ranging between 11.18% and 49, 27%. The day that more users were transported was November 11, with 153,305 travelers.
After the reorganization carried out last July, the new Güímar network registers an average of 4,568 daily travelers, which is 15% more than the previous one.
Route 122, which connects the Santa Cruz de Tenerife Interchange with Candelaria, registers the highest average number of travelers, with 2,354.