As of February 1, citizens aged between 60 and 64 included will not be allowed to use the public transportation facilities for free. Those older 65 will retain their free passes. The Sao Paulo court has reportedly suspended the law signed by Covas, but it can be appealed.
”They are no longer able to enter the job market and, taking this away from them, practically puts them inside homes and they can no longer seek service. They can no longer handle their daily demands,” said Daniel, one of the protesters.