The capital of Russia preserves leading positions among the largest world metropolises in terms of construction rates and volumes, Head of Urban Construction Policy of Moscow, Sergey Lyovkin, said on Friday.
He specified that, according to the data of the research conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Moscow rates first among the largest world metropolises in the volumes of road construction.
Head of Moscow Urban Construction Policy stressed that metro was the most popular means of public transportation among the citizens.
“Over 2,5 bln people travel by subway annually”, Lyovkin noted. As a comparison, about 1,7 bln people travel by subway in New York and 1,6 bln – in Hong Kong.