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The two main forms of public transportation available in Winnipeg are buses and taxis.
There is an extensive network of buses operating within the city of Winnipeg. Winnipeg Transitowns and operates all of the vehicles. Fares are very reasonable, costing only $2.45 going anywhere within the city (transfers are available). A book of ten tickets can be purchased for $21.50, and monthly passes allowing unlimited rides cost $76.25. Complete bus fares can be found at Fares. There are many routes within the city, which service most tourist areas. Schedule and Route Information is a useful tool for determining how to get somewhere, knowing a starting location.
Taxis are widely available in Winnipeg as there are over 400 licensed vehicles operating in the city. Rides can be obtained either by calling ahead and arranging for a pick up, or finding a cab at a stand located at public area such as hotels and shopping malls. Unlike many other cities around the world, taxis in Winnipeg are reasonably priced. Fares are non-negotiable and determined by a meter. Getting around within the downtown area is likely to cost around $5. Tipping the driver 15% of the fare is customary. Visit Taxi Companies for a list of those based in the Winnipeg area.