Autoritat del Transport Metropolità

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A Trambaix tram in Cornellà with the ATM logo.

Autoritat del Transport Metropolità (Metropolitan Transportation Authority), shortened as ATM, is the organization in charge of the coordination of several public transportation systems in the city of Barcelona, its metropolitan area and other regions under its influence, including the setting of a shared fare, as well as the management, planning and/or construction of infrastructure for the global network.

Scope[edit]

Area[edit]

ATM area until 2009
ATM area since 2009

Although there is no official extension limit for the scope of ATM in the future, the current covered area is approximately the Barcelona's urban region, which comprises the nearby comarcas of Barcelonès, Baix Llobregat, Vallès Occidental, Vallès Oriental, Maresme, Alt Penedès and Garraf and also some farther towns and municipalities with a high mobility dependence with Barcelona, such as Blanes, El Vendrell, Igualada or Manresa.

The metropolitan area is made up of 6 concentric areas, defined by the Entitat del Transport for each of which different fares apply. [1]

Systems included[edit]

The transportation systems under the ATM are:

Metro

Regional railway

Tram

Funicular

Buses

  • TMB's buses
  • Nitbus (night bus service for several municipalities)
  • Several urban and interurban bus services:
    ALSA, Autobuses Horta, Autobusos de Granollers, Autocorb, Autos Castellbisbal, Barcelona Bus, Casas, Cingles Bus, Cintoi Bus, Font, Hillsa, Hispania, Hispano Hilarienca, Hispano Igualadina, Julià, Manresa Bus, Marés, Masats, Mataró Bus, Mohn, Molinsbus, Montferri, Oliveras, Osona Bus, Plana, Rosanbus, Rubí Bus, Sagalés, Saiz Tour, Sarbus, Soler i Sauret, Transports Ciutat Comtal, Transports Lydia, TMESA, TP, Tulsa, TUS, Vendrell

Systems excluded[edit]

Several transportation systems, principally those aimed at the long distance or tourist market, are excluded from the ATM common fare network, and separate tickets must be bought before travel. These include:

The mountain transport systems serving Montserrat are also excluded, although in this case through tickets are available that include travel on the ATM network together with various combinations of mountain transport. The excluded mountain lines are:

Cards and pricing[edit]

All of the ATM transport cards can be used in any of these services. These are:

  • T-10 - 10 full journeys using all means of transport according to the zones to cross (from 1 to 6 zones). Multi-person ticket with time limit.
  • T-50/30 – 50 full journeys using all means of transport according to the zones to cross (from 1 to 6 zones).Validity: 30 consecutive days from the first validation. Single person ticket with time limit.
  • T-Familiar (70/30) - 70 full journeys using all means of transport according to the zones to cross (from 1 to 6 zones). Validity: 30 consecutive days from the first validation. Multi-personal ticket with time limit.
  • T-Mes - Unlimited journeys, in the zones defined by the first validation, using all means of transport according to the zones to cross (from 1 to 6 zones). Validity: 30 consecutive days from the first validation. Ticket personalised with your ID Card or passport .
  • T-Trimestre - Unlimited journeys, in the zones defined by the first validation, using all means of transport according to the zones to cross (from 1 to 6 zones). Validity: 90 consecutive days from the first validation.Ticket personalised with your ID Card or passport.
  • T-Dia - Unlimited journeys, in the zones defined by the first validation, using all means of transport according to the zones to cross (from 1 to 6 zones). Validity: 1 day, from the first validation until the service closes down. Single person ticket.
  • T-Jove - Unlimited journeys, in the zones defined by the first validation, using all means of transport according to the zones to cross (from 1 to 6 zones). Validity: 90 consecutive days from the first validation. Ticket personalised with your ID Card or passport, for persons under 25 years.

The time limit for journeys as of August 2012 is 1 hour and 15 minutes.

The tariffs (as of August 2012) are the following:

T-10 T-50/30 T-70/30 (Familiar) T-Mes T-Trimestre T-Jove T-Dia T-12
Fare zone 1 9,25 37,00 51,80 50,00 135,00 100,00 6,95 35,00
Fare zone 2 18,40 62,15 75,30 73,50 200,00 147,00 10,95 -
Fare zone 3 25,05 87,20 103,50 99,50 275,00 199,00 13,75 -
Fare zone 4 32,20 108,50 126,50 118,00 325,00 236,00 15,50 -
Fare zone 5 37,00 128,10 145,00 135,50 370,00 271,00 17,50 -
Fare zone 6 39,35 142,50 157,00 145,00 385,00 290,00 19,60 -

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