New System of Payments in Public Transport in Nizhni Novgorod
Citizens of Nizhni Novgorod will test a new system of payments for trips by public transport via electronic cards to the end of 2009. Initially e-cards will be introduced in regional center and then in other districts. The new system is supposed to increase regional transport’s income by 33%.
To the end of 2009 all social transport of the Nizhni Novgorod Region (underground, trolleybuses and buses) will migrate to automated system of payments for trip control.