The Transport Committee of St. Petersburg said that in the first quarter of 2021 in the city during special raids, 18 vehicles of illegal passenger taxis were seized and “placed in a specialized parking lot” »Minibuses).
Colleagues from “Delovoy Peterburg” write with reference to Komtrans that the most “popular” among illegal minibuses are the lines connecting metro lines with newly built cities of the Leningrad Region (there is a daily commuting in these directions “). Among the busiest routes are “Kudrovo – metro station“ Ulitsa Dybenko ””; Nikolskoye – Rybatskoye metro station; Gatchina – Moskovskaya metro station; Tosno – Zvezdnaya metro station.
It is reported that the interdepartmental transport commission (in addition to Komtrans, it includes representatives of the State Traffic Safety Inspectorate, Rostransnadzor, UFNS, etc.) in February, June, October, December 2020 and January 2021, has already carried out illegal taxi raids, and in general complexity, more than 1,000 vehicles were seized and placed in a special parking lot – both passenger cars and minibuses.