The public transport system in Qatar, and Doha in particular, is developing, but is not yet as comprehensive as in many longer-established population centres in other parts of the world. With cheap fuel and cars, and expanding road networks, private car remains the most popular method of travel.
There is a steadily improving bus system in Doha, and between Doha and other towns, and a government-run taxi service that is modern but can be oversubscribed at peak times.
There are no train, tram or metro systems in operation in any cities in Qatar. A Metro is planned for Doha, but is not set for completion for several years.
Air transport is an area where the country has a good international reputation derived from the Qatar Airways fleet, and Doha’s position as an international hub.
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