Development of transport and logistics network

Electric buses to appear in Astana

Electric buses will appear in Astana, the official website of the capital reported.
Nur-Sultan22 April , 15:23

An important element of the quality of life is public transport. In the capital, about 450 thousand cars, 1,000 public transport vehicles with a passenger flow of 800 thousand people daily.

The implementation of a new model of transport complex management with a priority for public transport continues. 380 new comfortable buses were purchased, of which 20 are electric hybrid buses.

"Until June 1, the Bus Lane coverage will be provided on 24 sites with a total length of 74.2 km, which will allow creating a skeleton of the road network and giving priority to the movement of public transport. Measures are being implemented to introduce paid parking lots", the message reads.

It is noted that all these measures will increase the number of public transport users from 33% to 45% by the end of 2018.

The LRT project implementation has been launched jointly with Chinese partners.

According to the PPP model, in cooperation with the Association of Transport Workers, the project "Single Taxi Service" is being implemented, and vehicles are purchased from domestic manufacturers. Before EXPO, the project will be launched.