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Matatu operators clinging onto 14-seaters

30 January 2012, 11:56

Nairobi – The Matatu Welfare Association (MWA) has called on the government to rescind the 14 seater phase out policy and allow market forces to drive the gradual transition to bigger the public service vehicles (PSV).

The association’s Chairman Dickson Mbugua said with most 14 seater investors unable to afford the required bigger buses in a limited amount of time, the transition for most is not feasible and would lead to major job losses.

“The price of a 37-seater bus now is Sh4.2 million. How many of the 14 seater owners can afford the Sh2.1 million, 50 percent deposit for a bus? The existence of the 14 seater alongside the buses should be allowed,” he asserted.

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