This Wednesday, January 11, 2023cars with plates with red gummedtermination 3 and 4they cannot transit through CDMX and EDOMEX, in accordance with the provisions of the Today does not circulate.
The measures to vehicular circulation to reduce polluting gases are applied and monitored by the agencies in charge of the Environment of the Mexico City and the Mexico state, in the latter it is effective in only certain municipalities.
How the Hoy No Circula program works in CDMX and EDOMEX
The Hoy No Circula program has as its main objective prevent, minimize and control the emission of pollutants from vehicles circulating in the Metropolitan Area of the Valley of Mexico (ZMVM), according to the CDMX Environment Secretariat (SEDEMA).
Thus, the program applies to all vehicles that circulate in the ZMVMwhatever the origin of the plates or registration of the car.
For one day a week and two Saturdays a month, the cars with holograms 1 and 2 and according to the schedule, they have limitations to circulate by CDMX and EDOMEX. Thus, Hoy No Circula is applied in the 16 city halls and by some municipalities of the State of Mexico.
If your vehicle has more than one number series, the digit to consider will be the last of the first series according to the application criteria for plaques in the program.
In which municipalities of EDOMEX does the Hoy No circula apply?
In the case of EDOMEX, the Hoy No Circula program does not apply throughout its territory, since they are only 18 suburban municipalities those who make it effective:
- Atizapan of Zaragoza
- Coacalco de Berriozabal
- Cuautitlan Izcalli
- Ecatepec de Morelos
- Naucalpan de Juarez
- Nicholas Romero
- Tlalnepantla de Baz
- Chalco Valley
What time does Hoy No Circula start in CDMX, EDOMEX and the Megalopolis?
Hoy No Circula indicates that vehicles, according to the calendar and whatever the origin of their registration, must not circulate one day during the week and two Saturdays for each month, in a schedule from 05:00 to 22:00 hours.
How much is the fine for not respecting the Hoy no Circula program in CDMX and EDOMEX
And if the program is not respected and the corresponding authorities identify the vehicle, the fine that must be paid will be 20 to 30 times the Unit of Measurement and Update (UMA), equivalent to 1,924.40 pesos Or until 2,886.60 pesos.
Which cars are exempt from the Hoy No Circula program
SEDEMA states that the program has exceptionsas the following vehicles are exempt:
- electric, hybrid or use natural gas
- Those with hologram 0 and 00
- Those who have plaque for people with disabilities
- those of transport services urban (includes funeral homes)
- those of school or passenger transport
- Those destined for public safety and/or civil protection
Which states of Mexico encompass the Megalopolis
The Megalopolis is the central region of the country and covers the State of Mexico (the other municipalities), Hidalgo, Morelos, Puebla, Querétaro and Tlaxcala. Through an agreement, these states use the same vehicle approval as the ZMVM.
Therefore, according to the program Today does not circulatethe cars coming from those states They can circulate with the same holograms and restrictions that apply to CDMX and EDOMEX vehicles, as long as they have current verification of their status.
Today it does not circulate on Saturdays, how to interpret the calendar
In addition to the day of the week in which circulation is limited, Hoy No Circula extends to two Saturdays a month according to hologram 1 and 2 but based on the completion of the license plates.
If the car has license plates ending in odd numberhe will rest first and third Saturday of the month; while if is evenwill be the second and fourth
On the other hand, cars with hologram 2 They cannot circulate through the ZMVM no Saturday of the month.