Transportation model in Majuro
There are no buses, bikes and mopeds. In the words of a local, “people are to lazy to ride a bike”. We must have been on at least 40 rides over a month not including K’s airport rides. Minimum wage here is $2,50 and our going up to a $4 ceiling. Incremental by 0.50cts per year worked.
Used cars can be imported and pay 15% tax but can’t have more than 100.000miles driven. So a used BMW would pay about $3000 in taxes (the minimum is $1500) but you rarely see even a Mercedes here. Of course the American embassy staff drive the super voracious US cars.
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