Does Tanzania's Acclaimed Rapid Bus System Exclude the Poor?

When Tanzania joined many developing countries in trying to find solutions to traffic congestion and low quality public transport through the bus rapid transit systems, officials pledged that fares would be comparable to those of the daladalas - the minibuses which provided the cheapest form of public transport in Dar es Salaam but today fares cost on average 55% more.


Photo: Daily News

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) buses in Dar es Salaam.


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