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The FacePay service was launched at all metro stations, which allows passengers to pay for travel using a face recognition system, and Moscow car sharing became the first in the world in terms of car fleet size.

Moscow continues to actively develop transport infrastructure and passenger services. Starting September 1, 2021, within 90 minutes from the start of the trip in the capital, there are free transfers between buses, electric buses and trams of different routes, and from January 2, 2022 – within the same route. Moscow has become the only city in Russia and one of the few cities in the world that provides such an opportunity for public transport passengers. This was told by the Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Transport Maxim Liksutovat a meeting of the Presidium of the Moscow Government.

Transfers between buses, electric buses and trams of the same route became freeIn TiNAO, the area of ​​work of the service “On the way” has increased

Since October 1, 2021, a new on-demand transportation service “On the way” has been operating in TiNAO – in fact, this is a city taxi. Through the Moscow Transport mobile application, passengers can order a comfortable small-capacity bus that will arrive at the specified location within an average of 15 minutes. The fare costs 51 rubles, as well as the cost of a ticket with a bank card in public transport. Payment can only be made through the app. The new service has made it possible to significantly improve transport services for 136,000 residents of four districts of the TiNAO, for whom the journey to the metro has become twice as fast. The service is used by about two thousand passengers a day. There are 45 city yellow buses on the line every day.

At all metro stations earned FacePay service, which allows passengers to pay for travel using a face recognition system. More than 70 thousand passengers use the service. In general, various remote payment systems are used by over 70 percent of passengers, and less than 30 percent go to the box office. This helped reduce the queues by more than 10 times.

From the end of January 2022 activate the balance of the Troika cardafter remote replenishment, you can use any of the 25,000 validators installed on urban land transport. Previously, this could only be done through special terminals at metro stations.

Taxi, car sharing and bike rental

Moscow carsharing is the first in the world in terms of car fleet volume. You can rent 28.9 thousand cars, of which 3.7 thousand cars appeared in 2021. The average age of cars is two years.

Every day, car sharing users make over 220,000 trips, an average of six trips per car per day. In total, carsharing users made 63.3 million trips last year, up 13 percent from 2020.

Due to the fact that several drivers can use short-term rental cars during the day, the load on roads and parking lots is reduced, and the ecological situation in the city is improving.

Moscow bike rental is one of the most popular in the world. Last season, its users made 60,000 trips daily.

The city has 721 stations with seven thousand bicycles, of which 59 stations were opened in 2021. In addition, there are 413 kilometers of bike lanes in Moscow.

The rental of electric scooters has become popular. This is a fast and environmentally friendly transport that is convenient to use for short trips. Many Muscovites take a scooter to get from home to the metro station or from the metro to work.

There are 25,000 scooters in the city park. In 2021, users made 8.6 million trips.

Compared to 2020, the number of trips on city scooters has increased by 4.3 times. The rental is carried out by private operators who have invested more than three billion rubles in this service.

The average taxi delivery time in Moscow is four minutes during peak hours. Moscow taxi transports 1.35 million passengers daily. Now in Moscow and the Moscow region there are more than 140 thousand permits for taxi transportation.

In order to improve the quality of services, in 2021, a comprehensive information system “Analytics of Taxi Operation” (ART) was introduced. Today, the share of trips in Moscow by taxi with drivers registered in CIS “ART” is more than 93 percent.

Disinfection of Moscow transport

To combat the spread of the new coronavirus infection, Moscow transport is being disinfected and cleaned more often. Disinfection of contact surfaces of passenger infrastructure is carried out at least 10 times a day (every two hours). Particular attention is paid to door handles, escalator handrails, checkout areas.

All rolling stock is processed up to two times a day. In particular, subway trains are subjected to wet cleaning using special solutions, aerosol disinfection with an antiseptic, and quartzization of carriages in the depot.

Subway passengers can use automatic sanitizers free of charge. Moscow transport has the most of them in the world – three thousand vehicles.

The World Health Organization and the International Public Transport Union have recognized the measures to ensure sanitary and epidemiological safety taken by Moscow transport as one of the most effective in the world. In particular, Moscow is a leader in the frequency of disinfection of rolling stock and metro infrastructure.

Also in February 2021, the Moscow Metro received the Safe Travels green label of the World Travel and Tourism Council, which confirms the high level of safety and compliance with international sanitary standards.

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According to a survey conducted in 2021 by the largest independent organization CoMET (Community of Metros), which unites the world’s largest subways, the capital’s subway occupies second place in the world by the degree of passenger satisfaction with the level of safety during a pandemic.

In the 2021 transport systems efficiency rating compiled by the international consulting company McKinsey & Company, Moscow ranks third.

Road safety

Moscow is the safest region in Russia in terms of traffic. Compared to 2010, the number of road traffic accidents decreased by 29 percent, and the number of deaths in them – by 54 percent.

3.2 thousand cameras for photo and video recording of violations have been installed on the streets of the city. In 2021, the number of cameras was increased by 798 units. 30 percent of fine notifications are sent electronically.

As a result of the imposed restrictions, the number of trucks on the roads of Moscow decreased by 40 percent, while there were no problems with the delivery of goods.

parking space

In total, there are more than 113,000 paid parking spaces in Moscow on city streets and parking lots with barriers. In 2021, an additional 6.3 thousand places were created in 12 park and ride parks.

App “Parking of Moscow” is used by about five million people. With its help, about 90 percent of parking sessions are paid. In addition, the Moscow app helps you find a parking spot, pay fines, correct mistakes, and solve many other issues.

Soon, users will be able to pay for parking in St. Petersburg, now the service is being tested among motorists. In three weeks, motorists paid for more than two thousand parking sessions in the updated application.

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