The Governor apologized to the people of Yaroslavl cork

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Governor of the Yaroslavl region Dmitry Mironov apologized to the residents of Yaroslavl for many kilometers tube due to the testing of traffic lights, resulting in motorists and public transport passengers get to the city centre for more than 2 hours instead of the usual 20-25 minutes.

Wednesday morning on Moskovsky Avenue, which is one of the main urban roads, connecting the two large district centre, a traffic jam with a length of about 6 kilometers. The traffic congestion during rush hour on the Moscow always have, but social networking motorists admitted that such a big tube do not recall – it started at the entrance to the city from Moscow and lasted to the very center. People complained that I was late to work 2 hours or more. With the cars standing with all public transport.

«This morning, thousands of Yaroslavl were forced to stand in a huge traffic jam on the Moscow Avenue. The leadership of the transport unit of the regional government was testing a new mode of operation of the traffic lights. But due to a technical fault the main transport artery of the city was practically paralyzed,» wrote the Governor on his page in Facebook.

According to him, «optimization of work of traffic lights and the creation of a «green wave» — it is certainly necessary», but the residents and guests of the city experiments and start-up work to disturb should not. «Especially with the traffic in Yaroslavl and without them, very hard,» — said Mironov.

«I apologize to anyone who got himself in this unpleasant situation. Henceforth, all such work should take place during the weekend when the traffic is not so high,» — said the head of the region.