MOSCOW, 8 Aug. /Basereporter.com/. The Ministry has prepared methodological recommendations on the formation of differentiated prices of Parking in the city. This is stated in Wednesday in the newspaper “Izvestia”, familiar with the document.
It notes that the Department encourages entities to follow the proposed tariffs and to reduce the price, if Parking lots are empty. However, the final decision about the organisation of Parking spaces and the size of the tariff will make the regional authorities.
The Ministry of transport has calculated recommended Parking rates depending on the region of the country. For example, in Moscow, at full load of Parking, price of Parking can be 138 rubles per hour, in Saint-Petersburg – 106 roubles, in Sevastopol – 50 rubles. In fact, in these cities charge for Parking ranges from 40 to 200, from 30 to 120 and from 35 to 50 rubles, respectively. The recommendations of the Ministry of transport also reported that the low occupancy of the Parking lots, the price will be reduced by half or even cancel.
The Agency also proposes to consider the Parking location, time of day and duration of Parking, the main vehicle types and the demand for stop at that place. The calculation of the occupancy rate of Parking is recommended to be conducted “not less than two times in the morning (08:00-12:00), afternoon (12:00-16:00), evening (16:00-20:00) and night (20:00-08:00)”. It is clarified that for cities with a population over 1 million people night starts at 21:00 in Moscow and St. Petersburg at 22:00 (in other localities – at 20:00). To set prices proposed on the basis of the analysis of occupancy cars.
According to the document, the authorities may establish multiplying or reduction factors to the tariffs for the same Parking depending on day of week, time of day and duration of Parking (e.g. up to 20 minutes – 1 ratio, 20 to 60 – 1,5, 60 – 2). The reduction factor is proposed to establish for Parking near the metro, train stations and bus stops to encourage motorists to switch to public transport.
The administrations of constituent entities of the Russian Federation failed to promptly respond to the publication, will adhere to the methodology developed by the Ministry of transport.