Since September 1 the Kiev minibuses raise the prices. The small part made it ahead of schedule, on Friday having passed from 2 hryvnias to 2,5. Now it will make on the majority of "long" routes. And carriers also assure that on it approach won't finish - until the end of the year growth will reach 3 hryvnias, and even five.
Nikolay Batsan, the owner of several routes, told that the rise in price won't concern short "rings". "We raised to 2,5 UAH and more yet we don't plan, - the dispatcher of a carrier - the owner of the risen in price route No. 575 Alexander Galka speaks. - Could raise for a long time the prices, but I constrained a summer season. Passengers and so was a little. And since fall decided to increase a few a quotation".
"September - one of the most profitable months for marshrutchik, - the minibus taxi driver Sergey L. told, - all from holidays come back, to schools, higher education institutions start going - people in transport twice bigger becomes. It is a high time "to snatch" more! "
Authorities of the capital say that can't affect a situation any more - in March after a strike on which private traders demanded or to allow to raise the prices, or to increase grants, decided to revise contracts with marshrutchik. Also entered not fixed tariff as was with 2005-го years, and floating: the high price, the is higher than contribution to the budget, the deputy mayor Denis Bass speaks. "Private carriers now have the right to establish that price which they consider adequate, - I told g - N Bass, - and we can fight with them only one - starting more public transport, doing it to more comfortable".