The Escambia County Area Transit System (ECAT) runs public buses around the city daily, although service is more limited on weekends. Basic bus fare is $1.75. A number of historic trolleys also provide services in Pensacola, including a free seasonal Beach Trolley operating on Santa Rosa Island between May and September. There are bicycles and scooters for hire, and taxis can be ordered by telephone from various companies. Most visitors to Pensacola opt to hire a car, which provides maximum convenience for exploring the city and surrounding region.
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