25 May 2020 – Relaxation of restrictions for public transport

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Regulation
Sectors Involved: Local Government, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Allowing domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: City (El Alto)
Lead People/Agency: The mayor of the municipality of El Alto

Overview: The municipal government of the city of El Alto, one of the largest in Bolivia, announces the relaxation of the quarantine for public transport. The authorization of the circulation of 40% of the vehicles will be regulated, providing sanctions for those that do not comply with the biosecurity measures established.
Full details here: https://www.la-razon.com/ciudades/2020/05/22/el-alto-confirma-flexibilizacion-de-la-cuarentena-para-el-transporte-publico/

Type of Justification: Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling)
Evidence/Justification: The main reason has to do with the pressure from different economic sectors.