SIMFEROPOL, December 29. /TASS/. Crimean authorities are planning in 2018 to lease about 800 new buses and trolleybuses. On Friday Deputy Prime Minister of the region Vladimir Serov.
“We buy in the leasing of vehicles (buses and trolley buses – approx. TASS) in the next year 789 units. This technique will allow us to override the [public transport] fully all the rural settlements, the whole capital of the Republic of Crimea, Kerch, Yalta, Alushta”, – he said at the meeting.
According to the head of the region Sergei Aksyonov, the Republic’s authorities will be forced to rely on the development of public transport, because private carriers in large cities and in rural areas often do not comply with the timetable. So, according to him, most of the private transport companies in Simferopol not carry passengers after 20:00 Moscow time, however the schedule last route is at 22:40 GMT . “I can assure you, nearly every region in a similar situation with transport,” – said the head of the Crimea.
“If the carriers don’t want to hear [complaints of residents], after the first quarter of 2018 will be the policy of crowding out private carriers from the market, purchase new equipment, they will not be able to compete,” added Feldman.