About this June 2, said Mayor Vladimir Evlanov during an informal meeting with representatives of the local community of bloggers and online journalists, REGNUM was informed at the press service of the city administration.
"One of the main conditions of municipal tenders for the organization of passenger transport in Krasnodar this year is the ban on the use of carriers" Gazelle ", - said the mayor.
According to him, 30% of passenger transportation in the city provide bus services. To optimize the route network and improve the quality of transport in 2012 the city authorities intend to completely replace shuttle buses from the streets of "Gazelle" and replace them with transport medium and large capacity. Seasonal routes will be transferred to the level of year-round, and to work to attract new carriers.
Mayor recalled that in 2010 by the federal and local budgets polunizkopolnyh purchased 30 large buses, 20 medium-size buses, 42 trolley bus, an eco-friendly low-floor tram. On the streets there were four experimental "ekobusa" - a bus with a hybrid gas-electric drive. These machines are also equipped with satellite navigation systems GLONASS, allowing to equip each stop on the route monitor that shows the exact time of arrival ekobusa.
"In our immediate plans - to create a unified system of management and scheduling of public transport in Krasnodar with GLONASS-GPS, and all the bus stop complex to fit such terminals", - said Vladimir Evlanov.
In April, Governor of the Krasnodar Territory Alexander Tkachev, speaking at an extraordinary session of the Duma of Krasnodar, set a task to remove the Gazelle from the streets and advised to learn from the experience of Kazan in the organization of public transport. "Look at the city of Kazan, which is comparable in size to Krasnodar. They decided to abandon the minivan and replaced by large buses. None of the taxis do not have in Kazan, and extra spacious buses run every 5 minutes" - the head of the region at an extraordinary session City Duma on Wednesday.
This Tkachev warned "do not shoot from the hip", as the existing passenger transport are the small business, and this - the people, their families . "But we will do it. If the majority of the population, these taxis are inconvenient and even dangerous, there is no other way, like to repeat the experience of colleagues. It is important for the majority," - said the governor.
total length of the route network of the regional center is more than 1,3 thousand kilometers. In this case, the main carrier is the electric transport. It accounts for more than 60% of the total passenger traffic, or 100 million people a year. Daily on the tram line out 220 pairs and 200 trolleybuses.