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Public Light Buses (PLBs) are minibuses with not more than 19 seats. Their number is fixed at a maximum of 4,350 vehicles. Some PLBs are used on scheduled services (green minibuses) and others on non-scheduled services (red minibuses).



Red minibuses are free to operate anywhere, except where special prohibitions apply, without control over routeing, headways and fares. There were 1,008 red minibuses in March 2020. In year 2019, RMBs carried about 282,600 passengers daily.


Green minibuses (GMBs) operate on fixed routes with scheduled headway and fixed fares. In March 2020, there were 362 main routes and 193 supplementary routes, employing a total of 3,341 vehicles. In year 2019, GMBs carried about 1,482,400 passengers daily.


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