What is the better way to travel safely in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico? Is it better to rent a car, take the bus or take taxis?

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    I may have some prejudices, but I wouldn't associate Ciudad Juárez and safety.
    – mouviciel
    Jun 13 '12 at 7:38
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    It is considered a war zone, and it's one of the most dangerous cities in the world. urbantitan.com/10-most-dangerous-cities-in-the-world-in-2011
    – vartec
    Jun 14 '12 at 13:21
  • @mouviciel yes the title is optimistic
    – ucsky
    Jun 14 '12 at 17:18
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    @vartec: Not to belittle dangers of Ciudad Juárez, but that particular "ranking" is nothing short of arbitrary. Take it with a big grain of salt. (St. Louis is more dangerous than Mogadishu? And in 2012, "the most dangerous city in the world" is Cape Town?)
    – Jonik
    Jun 14 '12 at 19:14
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    I suspect the answer depends on how you define "safety." Taxis (anywhere in Mexico) are unsafe for your pocket book, if you're not very careful and savvy. Buses may provide the lowest chance of bodily harm, but pick pockets may be a problem, etc.
    – Flimzy
    Aug 8 '12 at 3:03

i will recommend you to rent a car, but a small one, a Aveo or some small car

the bus here on mexico are called "peseras" and they are a mess really mess, you will get lose if you don't know the routes

also taxis on cd juarez and other big citys in mexico are "chocolate" cars that means they are not in line and most of the time the drivers are connected with the drug dealers, so yea pick a gps and rent a car and everything will be fine

Sorry bad english

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