Accra trotro transport services in the city ply all major roads. They are found parked at their designated terminals where they wait for longer periods for passengers to board or at street sides during stops along a route. These buses are owned by the drivers or belong to transport investors. The coaches have an average seating capacity of 14 passengers. Accra trotro buses mainly belong to Unions and the most prominent amongst them are the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), Ghana Co-operative Transport Association (GCTA) and Progressive Transport Owners Association (PROTOA). Aside driver and owner welfare, these Unions provide various administrative and operational services for their membership. The auto transport companies act as the liaison between the government and the individual members. Trotro buses provide both Long haul and short trip commuters in the city. They are typically filled up in the early mornings and evenings and then thinned out in the afternoons. The buses are concentrated on routes leading to residential, industrial, commercial, office and educational areas which locations provide the bulk of the transport services.