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

Very affordable, but we are not allowed to take take trains or buses. Taxis are very reasonable, but you need to exercise proper precaution. - Feb 2020

There are buses and trams but we are not permitted to ride the. Taxis are ok but use an app that tracks the transaction. There are set rates to and from areas that are posted. It's never been more than $15 mil pesos one way. - Aug 2019

Taxis are plentiful and cheap. Even out to the airport is only about $9 US. There are no local trains. Buses are not recommended for safety reasons, plus they're crowded, hot, and slow. - Mar 2012

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