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Despite adding more buses, Dubai's public bus system has had only a 3% increase in passengers during last year, reported Gulf News. The number of passengers using public buses in Dubai rose from 88m in 2006 to around 91m last year, an increase of about 3.4%. These passengers took 1.8m trips on 68 routes. Around 10 million commuters travelled on 16 inter-city routes last year.