The heads of agencies and organizations of Tver awarded certificates to 12 specialized modern low-floor buses. Vehicles designed for safe and comfortable transportation of both people with disabilities and all people, was acquired in the framework of the program "Accessible Environment".
For the first time these buses will be in the complex social services center, nursing home for the elderly and disabled, as well as in two SDYUSSHOR city — № 1 and type the name of rowing Olympic champion Antonina middle. The new trucks will ward these institutions more opportunities not only for transportation, but also more active participation in the life of the city. In particular, the bus for a sports school by type of boating is equipped boat trailers. This will allow athletes to become more involved in the competitions of national and inter-regional levels.
Immediately seven large buses MAZ-107 will join the fleet of MUP "MTE-1." All of them are equipped for wheelchair users, systems GLONASS and electronic "tafografom" that allows you to control the speed, respect for the work and the getaway driver.
— For the governments of the region addressing transport availability in Tver, increase convenience and safety of transportation as people with disabilities, and all residents — one of the key tasks, — said Andrey Shevelev. — Today’s event — one more step to ensure that our city has become as comfortable as possible. Under the "Accessible Environment" in Tver create a modern infrastructure is not just for people with disabilities, but also for the elderly, mothers with small children. I hope that the new vehicles will be used as efficiently as possible.
Attending the ceremony, Senator of the Federation Council of the Tver Region Viktor Abramov thanked the region for special attention to the problems of people with disabilities, noting that the acquisition of new transport was made possible thanks to the fact that half of the necessary funds were quickly allocated from the regional budget.
In general, the purchase of specialized transport, adaptation of transport infrastructure in the "Accessible Environment" this year provided more than 215 million rubles. It is already known that before 2013 Tver get two more buses and six low-floor trolleybuses. Savings from the auctions will also be used to purchase vehicles. New equipment will be released on the most popular routes townspeople.
Recall, our region is a member of the state program "Accessible Environment", 2011-2015. Total funding for the program in 2012, more than 763 million rubles, including more than 379 million — the federal budget, and more than 383 million — Consolidated budget Tver region. The program is comprehensive and is being implemented in eight sectors: health, education, social protection, employment, culture, physical culture and sport, transport, information and communication. In this year’s program involved 12 municipalities Tver region.