Since the end of the civil war, the dominant class has collaborated with the private sector to destroy many sectors at the expense of public interest. In the context of public transport, the dominant class shared it among its members and monopolized it, thus completely destroying it. We can see one of the origins of the on-going crisis in the authority’s approach to planning and distributing wealth, so that since the declaration of the republic, services have been concentrated, except in a few cases, in the capital. This is demonstrated through three axes: wealth distribution, land planning, and public transportation.
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