Are local buses, trams, trains or taxis safe and affordable?
Yes, public transport is fantastic, though expensive. taxis are very expensive and there is no UBER or other similar service in Bern. - Jan 2020
All available but can be pricey, without a half-tax card, the cost to go to Zurich or Geneva (by train) is more than US$50 each way. - Oct 2019
TRAINS, BUSES, ETC. ARE SAFE.AFFORDABLE?IF YOU BUY A "HALB-TAX" CARD ($165/YEAR) YOU GET 50% OFF THE PRICE.TAXIS--NEVER USED ONE HERE. - Jan 2011
Yes & yes, and boy do they run on time. - Feb 2009