Rus News Journal

Saratovtsy have opposed increases of tariffs for journey

Picket in the centre of Saratov has taken place yesterday, on June, 15th. A protest action have spent on the area nearby It is sticky . Public men opposed increases of tariffs in public transport. We will remind, since July, 1st the Saratov officials plan to lift a fare, and at once for 20 percent.

So, minibuses will cost now 14 roubles instead of present 12 - ti, and buses - 12 (now - 10). We will note, about increase in the prices at journey in trams and trolley buses in the government yet do not speak. However, in the near future the ticket for electrotransport too can grow to 12 - ti roubles instead of 10 - ti.

Active workers, not consent with such reform, on Friday have opposed changes of tariffs and have arranged picket at a monument Chernyshevsky. « Tarifoobrazovanie under public control! » « Optimise the incomes under tram routes » - under such slogans participants of the action have gone out of doors.

- Only for two years tariffs have grown more than for 70 percent: with 7 to 12 roubles. Thus we do not notice any visible improvements. The rolling stock remains old, about the project of a high-speed tram of the power, apparently, on a broader scale have forgotten. Thus existing tram routes close, for example, 12 - j, - organizers have explained the position. - if and to rise the price, only under public control! It is necessary to create the special commission. We should know, where our money, passengers and ordinary tax bearers will go. To us already promised new rails and cars when lifted fare earlier, but it and has not occurred.