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Cairo river taxi project beginning to flow

Authorities are working to clear clogs in Egypt’s long-awaited Nile transportation plan.
Passengers ride in a river taxi on the Egyptian Nile River in Cairo June 13, 2013. Despite owning their own vehicles, some commuters in Cairo are choosing to use the river taxis, which cost 30 Egyptian pounds ($4.30) each way, to avoid the traffic jams.    REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh  (EGYPT - Tags: TRANSPORT SOCIETY) - RTX10MG9
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CAIRO — Cairo commuters can finally see some movement ahead in the city’s river taxi project, which is designed to alleviate the acute traffic congestion plaguing Cairo’s roads. 

The initial phase of the project is to launch this year, but has been stuck in a bureaucratic snarl-up.

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