Expert opinion

The science implemented underground

Considering the rapid development of the transport industry, including metro systems, we decided to ask about scientific contributions into the transport infrastructure the Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University professor, Alexander Petrovich Ledyaev. 

Nobody constructs as much as we do in Moscow now

Deputy Mayor of Moscow on City Planning Policy and Construction Marat Khusnullin told the newspaper KM about record volume of new housing, opening of new schools and metro stations. 

The architectural form and signature features of the Russian metro systems

Dmitry Boitsov, the Head of the Architectural and Construction Department, OAO NIPII Lenmetrogiprotrans, talks about heritage and contemporary trends in architectural design of metro objects in Russia and abroad. 

Underground transport must be a part of the transport system

Scientific approaches to the formation of the transport system and necessity of underground space use for urban transport infrastructure development were discussed with Oleg BELYJ, Joint Scientific Board for interdisciplinary transport systems Chairman and Saint Petersburg Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences Deputy Chairman in his interview for Undergroundexpert.info.   

St Petersburg lacks money, but has resources and capacity

The Metrostroyitel newspaper journalist talked to the Design Institute Lenmetrogiprotrans General Director Vladimir Maslak at the end of the 15th World Conference ACUUS 2016 in Saint Petersburg.