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

I have only taken taxis and Ubers, and they are generally very safe. Uber is shockingly cheap. - Aug 2020

Taxis are safe and affordable, we are discouraged from using public transport. - Jun 2014

US Government personnel are not permitted to take public transport; however, taxis are permitted, plentiful, and fairly cheap. From the Boa Viagem apartments to the Consulate is roughly $15 one-way. - Jan 2011

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