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Hiring a car is considered the best way to get around in Port Elizabeth. The road system is good and traffic is light. Port Elizabeth is sometimes referred to as the '15-minute city' due to the ease of getting around. Municipal buses offer limited service around the city from the Market Square Bus Station. Many locals get around in minibus taxis. However, these can be cramped and have high accident rates. Metered taxis are also available, but they are not frequently found on the street and must be booked by phone. Private transport services such as Uber is also in operation in the city.