In accordance with the Oder of the State Committee for Prices and Tariffs of the Republic of Crime, the maximum tariff for transportation of passengers and luggage by motor vehicles within the city of Simferopol will amount to RUB 12 per trip. The Simferopol city administration announced the city bus fare increase as ‘a necessary measure’.

According to Gennady Bakharev, head of Simferopol city administration, the tariff increase was caused by ‘objective economic processes’.

“The tariff was raised to the minimum to provide a sustainable work of the metropolitan carriers,” the press service of the Simferopol city administration reports.