Panama's Red Devils give way to a decidedly more vanilla flavor of public transport
Here comes the Diablo Rojo, the Red Devil bus blasting its air horn and fishtailing around a fellow “demon” just in time to claim morning commuters in Panama City. Suffice it to say the Red Devils earn their name.
But Panama City is rapidly modernizing, with a towering skyline and sprawling shopping malls that promoters hope will put it on the map as another Singapore.
With that has come a push for order. A subway is being dug. Roadways are being built or planned. The Red Devils are being phased out in favor of something decidedly more vanilla and benign, a Metro Bus system with generic boxy white vehicles familiar in any cities. The only dash of a color is an orange slash.
Original source: New York Times