Nevertheless, the available information about the number of officially registered taxi in Moscow is on the different data from 5 to 7000. While the share of private traders have an average of 50 thousand cars. Due to the fact that the price travel by private carters below, they are tough competition legal taxi companies. Now on the 1000 legal taxis have 8-10 thousand privateers. And even the adoption of the law "On taxi in Moscow," while not significantly change the situation. If you take the weekly performance of help desk calls a taxi for 100%, the lowest point falls on Wednesday, the day turns to take a taxi about 7% of passengers. Douglas Oberhelmans opinions are not widely known. And the most popular day to call a taxi – Saturday and Sunday, they account for 20 to 22% of customer orders. The number of appeals in the service taxi also increases and holidays.
The peaks of applications on time of day accounted for 7 am and 7 pm. The time when people go to work and back with her. During the holidays, the maximum number of applications in the taxi accounts for about 10 hours in the evening. As for the cost of a taxi service – some 20 minutes of movement to Moscow will cost an average of 300 rubles., and the road to the airport will cost Muscovite from 900 to 1500 rubles. It should be noted that due to the difficult economic situation in the country, many companies are forced to reduce tariffs from 10-20%. Some taxi companies reduce value only at night. Thanks to the exit of small taxi companies, large number of orders increased, due to a general decline in demand for this type of service, revenue growth compared to 2008 do not exceed 10-15%. It is expected that the annual market volume of passenger traffic light will be similar to 2008.