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Are local buses, trams, trains or taxis safe and affordable?

Yes, taxis, but negotiate price BEFORE you start the trip--there are no meters in taxis. - Jul 11, 2016
No trains. Buses are available, but I have yet to see a published schedule. Taxis are safe, but it is best to get a recommendation, as prices and reliability vary. - Mar 3, 2013
no way!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - Nov 22, 2011
Buses are crowded and in my view, a little scary. Taxis seem safe, moderately expensive, but not easy to find except at the airport. - Jun 15, 2011
Taxis are safe and reliable, but expensive. Local busses vary - there are official govt. busses and private ones. All can get very crowded, sardine crowded, and the routes are hard to master for all but the most seasoned. Don't count on local transport -- bringing a car is a must. - Dec 20, 2010
There are no trains. Buses are safe and affordable. Taxis are more expensive, but safe. Almost everyone has a car. - Feb 18, 2010
US$20-25 for a taxi one way. - Jan 22, 2009