Became known, how many passengers in the Moscow daily use taxis

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About 760 thousand of Muscovites and guests of the capital every day use the city taxi, which on 7 October celebrated its 111 years, the Department of transportation and development of road transport infrastructure of Moscow.

It added that the Moscow government pays great attention to the development of the taxi service: Moscow formed the standard of taxi services is created simple and convenient system of issuing permits for activities provided more than 314 kilometres of dedicated lanes for the movement and 419 arranged special Parking areas initiated active interaction with mobile aggregators and introduction of modern technologies. In addition, the Moscow taxi is given to a common yellow colour scheme.

«Healthy competition has lowered prices, and average cost of now one of the most affordable in the world. A taxi daily use for about 760 thousand of Muscovites and guests of the city», — stated in the message.

It is noted that the Moscow government supports companies purchasing transport in a loan or lease that allowed a large-scale upgrade of the Park. Only the subsidy program purchased already 19,4 thousand cars, and the average age of machines is 2.7 years.

«Moscow taxi pulls up to the customer 5 to 7 minutes. This is one of the best in the world. On city roads constantly meet yellow car, so this service is the maximum widespread, it has become an important part of the transport system of Moscow. Over the past seven years we have reformed the industry, making the taxi the most popular way to travel around the capital. The government of Moscow jointly with the market participants did a great job today Moscow taxi has become the most affordable and reliable throughout its 111-year history», – quotes the Department of the Deputy mayor for transport issues Maxim Liksutov.