The Vladimir region is inferior to most other regions in the Central Federal District in terms of road quality. Such conclusions can be drawn from the study prepared by RIA Rating experts.
The regions were ranked on the basis of Rosstat data on the share of regional, intermunicipal and local roads that meet regulatory requirements by the end of 2020. Vladimir region index is 37.3%, in the list of Russian regions we took only 68th place out of 85 possible.
In most other regions of the Central Federal District, the situation with the quality of roads is better. Below Vladimir region in the ranking are only Smolensk region (69 place and 37.1% of roads that meet the standards), the Ryazan region (73 place and 34.2%) and the Yaroslavl region (77 place and 30.4%).
Belgorod Oblast is leading in the Central Federal District, having the 6th place and 73.8% of the roads meeting the standard requirements. Moscow is the leader in Russia as a whole – 97.5% of such roads.
In addition, the Arkhangelsk region is closing the all-Russian rating (10.3% of roads, meeting the standards). Experts note that the quality of roads depends on both natural and climatic conditions, as well as the financial capacity of the region.