The Megabus is a bus rapid transit system that serves Pereira and Dosquebradas. As of November 2006 the Megabus covers the most parts of the cities using the Av. 30 de Agosto and the Av. del Ferrocarril in Pereira, and the Av. Simon Bolivar in Dosquebradas. There are also used the Carrera 6ta, Carrera 7ta, Carrera 8ta, Carrera 10ma, Calle 13ra and Calle 24ta. The system opened on August 21, 2006 using only Line 3. Line 1 and Line 2 were opened on October 23, 2006. The Intercambiador in Dosquebradas will be opened in 2007 and the final one in Cuba in 2008.
The system is similar to TransMilenio in Bogota. An additional set of regular buses, known as alimentadores (feeders), carries users from certain important stations to many different locations that the main route does not reach. Unlike the main TransMilenio buses, feeders operate without dedicated lanes, are not articulated and are yellow (regular Megabus buses are green). There is no additional fare in order to use the feeder buses.
Official web site of Megabus
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