The Dushanbe mayor’s office has decided to reduce the number of fixed-route taxis (minivans) in the Tajik capital in order to remove traffic jams in the city.
The number of fixed-route taxis has been reduced on route No. 11 (School No. 61 – Balkh Bazaar); they have been replaced with buses, a source official at the Dushanbe mayor’s office reported.
Besides, the number of fixed-route taxis has been reduced on routes Nos. 10 (Tajik Institute of Physical Training – Pakhtakor Neighborhood) and 2 (Eastern Passenger Terminal – Southern Passenger Terminal). Buses now run along these routes.
The number of fixed-route taxis has been reduced on route No. 33 (Julius Fucik Street – Southern Passenger Terminal) as well. However, bus service has not yet been launched along this route. (AzerNews/Business World Magazine)