In Kiev decided on the term of implementation of e-ticket transport

Soon in Kiev will declare a tender for the purchase of special equipment for introduction into the capital’s public ground transport e-ticket. To run the system itself on the basis of the “Kiev metro” and “Kyivpastrans” plan in the second quarter of 2018.

About it reports a press-service of the Kyiv city Council.

“We plan to announce a tender for obtaining the software for this system. The electronic ticket we have, but only in the underground transport. First of all, we need to buy validators and on-Board computers for rolling stock “Kyivpastrans.” Then implement your information system and e-ticket. This is the first stage and the second is the modernization of technical base of Metropolitan and a connection already to the new system,” – said the Director of the Department of information technologies, Kyiv city state administration Yuriy Nazarov.

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According to the European Bank for reconstruction and development, in the cities of Western Europe losses during the collection of the revenue in public transport is 2-3% in Eastern Europe 2-7%. In Ukrainian cities losses of 25-40%. First and foremost, this is due to the use of paper tickets, the human factor and the lack of automatic registration of beneficiaries. The introduction of e-ticket will solve this problem, members of the city Council.

Recall that an e-ticket in the transport is also implemented in Lviv.