Commuter insights: combis and microbuses in Lima, Peru

Our latest white paper, understanding the mobility ground truth in Lima, explores the public transport modes that commuters in Peru’s largest city use to get around. Two of those are combis and microbuses, the latter of which is abbreviated to micros in Peruvian Spanish.

Combis in Lima, Peru (Source)

What do these modes look like?

Combis are minibuses with a single door that accommodate up to 24 passengers. Micros are bigger than combis, accommodating up to 50 passengers. In a recent post, we highlighted the importance of headsigns on these modes for supporting commuters with their mobility decisions.

Vehicle headsigns aid commuter decisions (Source)

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