The three-week-old restriction on auto-rickshaws (Bajaj) has residents of Addis Abeba frustrated as few transport alternatives exist in the capital. Thousands of drivers who made a living off these vehicles contemplate leaving the capital as old associations are unaccommodating to new members and inflated operating expenses chop away at their margin. Adjusting to the new modality has city dwellers looking for alternatives to their daily commute as officials are firm on their ambition to digitalize public transport which leaves no room for the rickshaws on the streets of Addis Abeba.

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PUBLISHED ON Apr 09,2023 [ VOL 24 , NO 1197]

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