New Lives for Old Buses

January 2007
Weekly Reader News - Senior;1/12/2007, Vol. 85 Issue 16, p2
The article features the Kinshasa buses that operate in the streets of the capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo. These are old dented school buses bought from U.S. companies. They are clad in yellow color with missing or almost broken blinking taillights. They sell for about $2,000 and the fare to travel across the city is usually the equivalent of 30 U.S. cents.


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