Minibuses malfunctions and smoking in transport - realities of metropolitan traffic

PanARMENIAN.Net - Yerevan municipality will work towards resolving traffic related issues in Yerevan, making full use of 2009 city budget, leading transportation management expert Karen Hakobyan told a news conference in Yerevan.


Asked to comment on smoking in public transport as well as malfunctions of minibuses, he said, "Passengers' negligence results in violations of the law on restriction of tobacco products consumption."

"As to malfunctions, minibuses undergo maintenance checkup twice a year so the level of faultiness must be low. The business entity in charge of transportation services should also bear responsibility for technical validity," Hakobyan concluded.
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