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September 10, 2021, 16:51

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Excursions, film screenings, discounts and free trips await Muscovites.

The transport complex of the capital has prepared a festive program for Muscovites and pleasant gifts for the City Day.

Day of free travel to the MCC

On September 11, trips along the Moscow Central Circle will become free. This is a gift for passengers, timed to coincide with the birthday of the MCC. Him this year turnedfive years. During this time, it has become an important part of the city’s transport infrastructure: on weekdays, the MCC is used by over 500 thousand people.

Daily access for five rubles

On September 11 and 12, Velobike will open daily access to bicycle rental for five rubles. At the same time, the free rental time will be increased to one hour. The Moscow bicycle rental network has become a noticeable part of the transport system over the years. This year it has expanded again, gradually rental points are leaving even beyond the Moscow Ring Road. The number of electric bicycles has also increased – there are already 693 of them.

Metro and augmented reality

These days in Moscow the festival of digital art “Dop” is taking place. Cubes with a QR code were placed near metro stations and at the Northern River Station. By pointing a smartphone camera at it and clicking on the link, you can see augmented reality objects created by contemporary artists. Thanks to AR technology, they use the city as a canvas. You can find 10 objects participating in the festival on the map.

“Green light” at VDNKh

On September 12, in honor of the City Day, the Moscow Transport Museum and Mosfilm will organize a special screening of the film Green Light (1964) as part of the Muscovite Dream exhibition. One of the roles in it was played by the Moskvich car, voiced by Zinovy ​​Gerdt. The films will be shown in the lecture hall of pavilion No. 26 “Transport of the USSR” at VDNKh. After the screening of the film, all participants will also be able to visit the exhibition for free, shoot in one of the episodes of the film in the cinema pavilion and download it for publication on social networks.

Beginning at 17:00. registration link… The number of places is limited.

Tour of the exhibition “Muscovite’s Dream”

September 11 and 12 for exhibition guests “Muscovite’s Dream” The Moscow Transport Museum will conduct free guided tours. You can get to them when buying an entrance ticket. Guests of the Transport of the USSR pavilion will learn the history of the legendary automobile brand – from the first model to the last electric car. The meeting point is at the pavilion ticket office. Tours start every hour from 11:00 to 20:00.

Walking on the subway

Users of the Moscow Metro application can go for a walk along interesting routes at any time. And on City Day, they are offered to do it with a professional guide of the project “Moscow through the eyes of an engineer”, who will reveal engineering secrets and tell about the peculiarities of the Moscow metro.

Short story competition

The Moscow Metro has announced a literary competition. A professional jury will select 10 short stories, the plot of which begins in the subway. They will form the basis for the audio series. It will be dubbed by professional readers, and then a free audio collection will appear. Applications are accepted until October 12 on the site.

Holiday Announcements

On September 11 and 12, on escalators, in the lobbies of metro stations and on the platforms of the Moscow Central Circle, audio greetings on the City Day from the finalists of the “Voice of the Metro” competition will sound.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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