Types of transport and communications in Jordan:
Transport and public transport are one of the essential elements of the daily life of people. Due to the importance of the services they offer, the transportation network consists of public lines that are accessible to everyone, allowing for streamlined transportation services for fixed wages. There are many means of transportation within Jordan, including Bus, Servis, and taxi, each of which is described in more detail:
This type of transport is divided into two main types; Large buses, which can accommodate 34-45 passengers depending on the type of bus and its number of seats, and Small buses, or the so-called "Coaster”, which can accommodate approximately 23-25 passengers.
As expressed in the local language, taxis are white rather than yellow, operating within the greater Amman area, and is responsible for transporting passengers to certain destinations that must be adhered to, which are similar to the bus destinations, and are effective from
The most flexible means of transport; A yellow taxi can be used to go on short trips or to travel longer distances around the country. It can be obtained directly from the hotel's door, or by waving them down when standing on the street. Most of these vehicles are equipped with a meter that calculates the fare according to the distance traveled, and in some instances, the driver may agree with the passenger on a specific fare before setting off.
The airport taxi service is distinguished for being a safe, fast, and comfortable means of transportation, while being priced reasonably as well. The airport taxi arrives in all areas in Amman, and it is an ideal mode of transportation for travelers who did not their transportation upon arrival. It is worth noting that the airport taxi fare is fixed and has been determined by the Land Transport Regulatory Authority
This type of service has become increasingly popular, now being used by the majority of Jordanians, especially in the capital, Amman, and other large governorates. The most popular of these applications are: Uber and Careem, with plenty of others available to download and use as well.