The Deputy of the state Duma: the President’s administration is not against the law of the congestion


RIA Novosti

State-legal Department (GPU) presidential administration has no objection to the adoption of the draft law “On organization of road traffic” provide for the possibility of introducing a congestion charge in urban areas, observations of the GPU is normal practice, said RIA Novosti, first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on transport and construction Alexey Russian.

The profile Committee is currently preparing a bill for consideration on second reading. Earlier, some media wrote that the GPU of presidential administration is not recommended the state Duma to adopt the bill on second reading because of certain shortcomings, including corruption component of the project.

“The GPU of presidential administration of each document in the first reading, and second, when they are prepared, gives its opinion. It is normal practice. Very rarely, when the report States that the bill is fully supported. In this case, on this bill there are a few comments of a technical nature, but there are a few comments of a conceptual nature,” said the Russian, adding that the bill will be revised.

“There is nothing that the presidential administration categorically against adoption of this draft law”, — said the Agency interlocutor.

He noted that the growth of the vehicle fleet, especially in large cities, huge, a lot of people go to work in Moscow. “How would we build roads and tunnels, still will not work to solve the problem of traffic jams. Need to find a compromise solution, and one solution that I behold is the introduction of payment for travel, entry,” — said the Deputy.