Validity period of "short" tickets on ground transport have prolonged till five days
The Moscow authorities have prolonged validity period of tickets on one and two trips from three till five days. The corresponding order was signed on August, 3rd by the mayor of Moscow Jury Luzhkov.
Cost of such tickets remains former - 24 roubles in cash desks of Mosgortrans and 28 roubles - at the driver. Since April of this year it was promised to put into operation the Single Transport Card. However till now it has not occurred.
Single Transport Card is multifunctional, with its help you can ride the subway, buses, trams and trolleybuses in Moscow, as well as suburban trains and buses Mostransavto. Citizens will be given a choice of several tariffs, the cost of which will depend on the set of transport and the number of trips.
The card will go on sale after all four carriers - the Moscow underground, Mosgortrans, Mostransavto and Russian railways - will agree and will prepare the electronics.