Cairo Transportation Authority

Cairo Transport Authority (CTA) is the operator of mass transit within Cairo, and the largest operator in Egypt.

CTA operates buses, a surface metro, ferries and river buses. Through its subsidiary Greater Cairo Bus Company (GCBC) it operates buses and minibuses, and is progressively converting its buses from diesel to low-emission CNG engines under the Cairo Air Improvement Project.[1]

CTA operates more than 3000 buses, 950 minibuses and 40 Nile ferries. With more than 37000 employees, it offers transport services to more than 3.5 million riders a day.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Cairo Transport Authority (CTA)". Jane's Urban Transport Systems. 2005-04-22. Retrieved 2009-03-19. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)