Maxi taxi

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A Chaguanas/Couva Maxi-taxi awaiting passengers

Maxi taxis are private, owner-operated minibuses in Romania and Trinidad and Tobago that are used in public transport.[1] They operate along fixed routes, having fixed fares and meeting points, but do not operate under a timetable.


Similar maxi taxis are found in Australia.


ZR buses in Barbados supplement the government-run buses.


In the Philippines, maxi-taxis are referred to in English as shuttles (Tagalog: siyatel; Cebuan: syatol).

Trinidad and Tobago[edit]

The colours of each route as follows:

The fares are paid on board and are based on distance. They come in 12 and 25 seater versions. The maxi taxi was introduced in 1978.[2]

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  2. ^ "PTSC aids productivity". Trinidad and Tobago Newsday. Retrieved 2016-10-10.