According to Rosstat in the first half of 2017 the volume of cargo transportation by organizations of all types of activities not related to small businesses, except for enterprises with staff number less than 15, made up 2.15 million tons, truck freight turnover – 166.5 million tons – km (78.0% and 91.0% to the level of the first half of 2016 respectively), including road transport organizations – 235.2 thousand tons and 46.2 million tons – km (78.9% and 95.0% respectively).
In the first half of 2017 buses of the scheduled route, including route taxi, transported 34.5 million passengers which is 78.7% to the level of the first half of 2016, with the decrease in the passenger turnover by 17.7%.
New decisions were made at the municipal and regional level introducing escalation of transportation tariffs: Resolution No. 51 dated February 16, 2017 adopted by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Chuvash Republic «On regulated tariffs for transportation of passengers and luggage by road on the scheduled routes within the territory of the Chuvash Republic», Resolution No. 404 dated February 14, 2017 adopted by the Cheboksary City Administration «On tariffs for transportation of passengers and luggage by road and by city overland electric transport on the scheduled municipal routes within the municipal settlement of the city of Cheboksary». Relevant decisions concerning the tariffs were also made by the administrations of municipal and city districts.
In June 2017 the index of tariffs for passenger transportation services made up 109.6% if compared to December 2016. Increased consumers prices for the city electric transport services by 13.3%, city road transport services – by 8.3%, railroad transport services – by 14.9%. Decreased prices for the air transport services – by 7.9%.
In the first half of 2017 funds of the republican budget of the Chuvash Republic were allocated as a government support, the following subsidies were granted:
- State unitary enterprise of the Chuvash Republic «Chuvashavtotrans» of the Ministry of Transport of the Chuvash Republic – for the partial reimbursement of expenses associated with the provision of passenger transportation on the socially important routes in the amount of 19.1 million RUB;
- State enterprise of the Chuvash Republic «Cheboksary Airport» – for the state support of the regional air travel in the amount of 1.3 million RUB.
Primary source - The Ministry of Economic Development of the Chuvash Republic