This year alone, nearly 10,000. People using transport in Gdansk did not pay the extra fee for the free ride. The record holder this year “traveled” more than 16 thousand. Accounts receivable PLN. In the BIG InfoMonitor Debtors Register, the debt of the Pomeranians due to unpaid fines for driving without a ticket exceeded 14 million PLN.
In the pre-pandemic years, Public Transport Authority Every year around 175 million trips are recorded by Gdansk buses and trains. However, even taking into account the volume of demand for transport services in the city, the scale of the problem for free passengers is impressive. In recent years, inspectors of the company ZW Renoma based in Sopot revealed about 60 thousand. Cases of driving without a ticket resulting in a subpoena Pay additional fees.
This phenomenon is more evident in the data on debtors. Since January 1, 2021, 9,598 people have not paid “fines”, for a total of 4.4 million PLN. This group includes people who travel multiple times without a ticket or without a valid ticket.
– The largest liability incurred by one debtor this year resulted from 74 flights, which were charged with additional fees in the total amount of PLN 16,605 – inform Marcin Bonisławski, spokesperson for ZW “Renoma”. According to company records, this is not an isolated case. The list of debtors is followed by people who have left more than 10 and more than 8 thousand. zloty.