Panama’s brand new Metro system – the first in Central America

The buzz around the metro system being built in Panama City has been on the lips of locals for a few years, but now it is almost finished and the reality of having reliable, reasonably priced and safe public transit is becoming a reality for Panamanians. The colorful but dangerous Diablo Rojo “Red Devil” buses of the past are fading out and Panama is modernizing fast. I have not seen the metro in person yet, as it was still in construction late last year when I last visited Panama, but this video shows a very European looking system. The system is reported to feature fifteen stations throughout Panama City and to San Miguelito. I have not been able to find a good map online or any info on what the cost of a ticket is or if monthly or yearly pass systems will be offered. I am still looking…

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