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New Electric-Powered Buses Start Trials in Athens

Electric buses are being introduced to the wealth of public transport options available to those in Athens on Monday. 

Athens Public Transport Tickets Now Sold Online

Athens public transport tickets are now available for purchase online thanks to a much anticipated website redesign released on Thursday. 

Coronavirus: Athens Public Transport Services Cut as Ridership Drops by Half

The Athens Urban Transport Organisation (OASA) on Monday announced a special timetable ifor all public transport, with fewer trains and buses due to the special-purpose leave taken by drivers based on the Legislative Act outlining emergency measures for the...

24-Hour Strike on Friday for Metro, Tram

Workers on Athens fixed-rail transport systems (tram, metro and Kifissia-Piraeus electric railway) will hold a 24-hour strike on Friday in protest against legislation that hands over the commercial exploitation of STASY fixed-rail transport stations and premises to the Athens...

Multi-Purpose Bus for the Homeless Starts Athens Routes

A bus that will be offering services to the homeless of Athens will soon start routes to aid citizens in need. The bus is equipped with toilets, showers and a first aid clinic with medical staff and will be making...

Athens Public Transport to Issue Smart Cards

In 2016 commuters in Athens will be able to use smart cards in order to move around the city using public transport after a deal that was signed on Monday. The Athens Urban Transport Organization (OASA) signed a deal with...

Reductions in Public Transport Fares

Greek Minister of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Michalis Chrisochoidis announced a reduction in public transportation fares from 1.40 to 1.20 euros. The duration of travel time will be reduced to 70 minutes from 90 minutes that is now. The...

Fare Dodger Threatened Ticket Inspectors With Gun

A fare-dodging former cop pulled a gun on ticket inspectors on a bus from Omonia to Piraeus Monday, according to Apostolos Raftopoulos, president of the OASA-OSY workers association. Two inspectors found a passenger without a ticket, and appeared to be complying...