Autobusbedrijf Curaçao

AUTOBUSBEDRIJF CURAÇAO AUTOBUSBEDRIJF CURAÇAO LOOKING TO COOPERATE AT A GLANCE AUTOBUSBEDRIJF CURAÇAO WHAT: A public transportation company WHERE: Willemstad, Curaçao WEBSITE: A utobusbedrijf Curaçao N.V. (ABC Busbedrijf or ABC) is a public transportation company found- ed in 1943, by the former Cen- tral Government to improve service on the Caribbean island. Only two cities were served at the outset, Punda and Otraban- da, and there was just one route and 20 employees. ABC has grown to employ 145 people and serves 21 daily routes, today. In 1972, the Central Government passed ABC on to the Territory of Curaçao, which has managed the company since then. Autobusbedrijf is a department of the Ter- ritory’s Ministry of Traffic, Transportation and Urban Planning, and the company is responsible for the implementation and management of public transportation on the island. John Cijntje, ABC’s General Director, says the company is in the midst of a transitional period after imple- menting a number of