Getting around Quito is easy and very cheap. The long, narrow city is served by three types of buses. The 'populares', light blue in colour, cost only around 18 US cents a ride, but are generally very crowded. Pink "Interparroquial" buses carry passengers to the outer suburbs, and bright red 'selectivos' are the more luxurious option which cost around 25 US cents a ride and allow no standing passengers. Eco-friendly electric trolley buses, called 'troles', follow two north-south routes along the Av. 10 de Agosto and the Av. 6 de Diciembre. Taxis are plentiful and also inexpensive, costing only a US Dollar or two for an average ride in the city.
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