In Ternopil drivers of minibuses went on strike

В Тернополе водители маршруток устроили забастовку

In Ternopil taxis are not on the flight

Residents were not able to get to work because of traffic jams.

In Ternopil on Wednesday, January 10, taxi drivers went on strike because of the introduction of electronic fare collection. About it reported in a press-service of the city Council.

“They are not satisfied that after the introduction of the electronic payment system for tolls, they are deprived of the opportunity to “work” with cash. After the full introduction of electronic system of payment for the fare will be known exactly how many people with the benefits used public transportation and how much it funds must reimburse the city Council carriers”, — stated in the message.

In the city of Ternopil consider such actions on the part of carriers blackmail and threatened them with fines and termination of contracts.

The strike led to traffic jams. On the streets leaving only a single social overcrowded buses and trolleybuses. The result was that many inhabitants of the city had to chip in for a taxi to get to work.

Drivers of minibuses require a fare increase for all passengers to 6 grn.

As reported, the cost of travel to Kiev shuttles could rise to 9 hryvnia due to the cost of fuel.

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