fbpx
Tags Passengers

Tag: passengers

Experts caution Skopje’s mayor Arsovska about BRT system: Do not make haste decisions about strategic issues!

Toward the end of the '80s, a referendum for introduction of trams in Skopje went unsuccessful by 1%. It took another 30 years for the procedure for introducing alternative public transportation in the capital to come to a closure. So, don't act hastily, say the experts after the statement of the new Skopje mayor Danela Arsovska that she does...

The curfew in North Macedonia from today will start at 11 pm, 2-week quarantine introduced for travelers arriving from Brasil and India

At the 68th session yesterday, the Government of North Macedonia adopted a decision for changes and additions to the current curfew. As of the 5th of May, Wednesday, instead of 9 pm, the curfew will start at 11 pm, and it will end at 5 pm the next day. "Accordingly, the catering facilities will be open for guests until 10...

COVID-19 crisis put public transportation in North Macedonia on oxygen support

In 2020, there were 40,523,000 passengers in the urban and intercity public transportation in North Macedonia, show the data provided by the State Statistical Office. It's the historically lowest number of transferred passengers with public transportation throughout the municipalities nationwide and the COVID pandemic is behind this drop in numbers. Compared to 2019, the number of passengers using the urban...

Due to COVID-19 crisis, public transportation in Skopje last year with 30 million passengers less

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a drop of the number of passengers that used the public transportation in Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia, reaching a historic low. Last year, "JSP Skopje" (Public Enterprise for Transportation) buses and the buses of the private transportation companies transported 27.709.556 passengers, which is almost 30 million passengers less compared to 2019. In...

Still no combined train – urban public transportation passes and the unlicensed taxis reap the benefits (Infographic)

Фото: Борче Поповски
There is still no action by the authorities towards the introduction of a combined travel pass for both trains and public transportation, that would be used by citizens who travel everyday between Skopje and the nearby cities such as Veles, Kumanovo, and Tetovo. The public entreprise Railways of RNM- Transport informed Meta.mk that there haven’t been any discussions with...

We travel mostly by car and public transport, we use buses and trains less and less (infographic)

In the past three decades, the traveling habits of the Macedonian nationals have changed significantly. The data provided by the State Statistical Bureau of North Macedonia show that car and taxi transportation have had become the main means of transportation through the years. In 2018, 80.4% of the traveled passenger-kilometers in the road transport (9,452 millions passenger-kilometers), were in private...

Coronavirus crisis lead to half a milion passengers less than projected for the airports in North Macedonia (infographic)

The first four months of the coronavirus crisis in Macedonia have caused serious damage to air traffic. Due to the decision on the 18th of March to close the two airports as a measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in North Macedonia, by the end of May half a million passengers are "lost". The data provided by the...

The express trains in Gevgelija have been re-established again

The railroad traffic between Gevgelija and Greece has been re-established but only during the weekends. As informs the Ministry of Interior, the railroad traffic with Greece which was stopped until now has been re-established and will continue only during the weekends. During the work week, from Monday till Friday, the express trains from Gevgelija to Thessaloniki will not be...

Autopsies of dead passengers from plane crash are now complete, identities will be confirmed

The autopsies of the dead passengers from the aircraft that crashed near the village of Kozle are now complete, reports "Telma". The autopsies showed that the passengers were killed very quickly and serious mechanical damage was caused to the bodies from the crash. Relatives of the dead passengers should arrive in Skopje soon, and DNA analysis will help identify those killed...

Russian plane crashes with over 200 passengers on board near Sinai

Egyptian officials have confirmed a Russian plane carrying more than 200 passengers and crew crashed this morning in central Sinai, in Egypt. The airplane was an "Airbus A-321", crashed very soon after taking off from the Sharm el-Sheikh resort and was on route to St. Petersburg. A police official from the rescue team said that the plane was completely destroyed and the...

Six passengers and a baby died in a helicopter crash in Belgrade

In a helicopter crash that occurred last night near the airport "Nikola Tesla" in Belgrade, seven passengers, including a baby, were killed. The aircraft went from Rashka, where it was engaged in the rescue of a baby born five days ago. The crew of the military helicopter was supposed to save the baby who was stuck on the way to...