Russian Railways has completed an online survey on the problem of smoking on railway facilities. The survey polled more than 2,700 passengers and found that 75% strongly condemn smoking in the vestibules of suburban trains, including 27.3% who are smokers and observe the smoking ban on commuter trains.
8.5% of those surveyed said they knew about the smoking ban on commuter trains, but ignored it, while 8.9% stated that they were previously unaware of the prohibition on smoking in the vestibules of suburban trains were now planning to follow the rules.
69.5% of passengers believe that in the fight against smoking on commuter trains, it was necessary to increase the fines, 20.9% see the solution in an extensive public education campaign on the dangers of smoking, and 9.5% believe that the sale of tobacco products should be banned at all rail transport facilities.
Also in Russia today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Moscow.
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