Mexico city is a very busy place so...

Mexico
November 12, 2012 7:27am CST
Mexico city, mexico is very populated. It takes 3 hours to go across the city. So the metro has expanded here. You can go the 5 miles in like 40 minutes.. and costs just 50 cents. Driving, in bus or by taxi would be about 3 hrs. How is it where you live?
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@samar54 (2456)
• Egypt
12 Nov 12
In my country (Egypt) the metro in Cairo save the time, it is speed and Ticket price is cheap , there are many stages to extend the subway line to new areas .. Currently doing the duration of the prairie to El -Shrouk city ( sunrise ) in the Cairo-Suez Road by what I read from some months . Blessing
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• Mexico
12 Nov 12
Thats great... same here all metro stops connect to other buses to get you out of the city limits.
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@GardenGerty (105224)
• United States
12 Nov 12
My town is very small. It takes about ten minutes to drive clear across it. I think that is a very smart thing, though, that the metro is so convenient and inexpensive.
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• Mexico
12 Nov 12
Yes it is, I have only used it once. Was a great fast ride here. Have a great week there.
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@mikyung (2234)
• Philippines
12 Nov 12
Your city is like ours also. It takes several minutes and hours to go to a stones throw destination. There are times that i feel so stressed that I want to go back to my hometown, where we have simplier things there. Still, I am at home in this city, amidst the traffic and congestion. I can find everything I need here in Manila Philippines. Thanks
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• Mexico
12 Nov 12
Yes, its gotten so big here over the years. Not sure if will ever stop growing here.
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@joycseer (845)
• Malaysia
12 Nov 12
Hi mariaperalta, i am living in a busy city too, filled with people and industries. Also, the living expenses here is really high. So, the cost of getting transportation here is surely expensive. It's a surprise that yours cost just 50 cents. Next time maybe i should pay a visit to Mexico for holiday. =)
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• Mexico
12 Nov 12
Well... its the only thing that is cheap here. Actually taxi costs are bad here.
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@crypto (7)
• Greece
12 Nov 12
$0,5? Lucky you are. Here in Athens the ticket costs 1.4 Euros For 1 and a half hour (a 25% raise is expected in the coming year). The city is not that spread widely like Berlin for instance but the traffic jam is highly noticeable at the streets and the use of metro, subway, tube or whatever is called worldwide is necessary.
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• Mexico
12 Nov 12
Sounds like you have high prices like in the usa. I used to live there in vegas. I paid 2.00 for a short bus ride there.
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@moneyham (201)
• India
12 Nov 12
Here in Dubai also everyone is using Dubai Metro. Dubai metro is in Guinness World records as the worlds largest driver less metro system. You can ride the entire city just 14 AED unlimited travel including Dubai bus. I am proud to be the part of this amazing city.
• Mexico
12 Nov 12
thats neat, how much doe sit cost there??
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@marie2052 (3697)
• United States
13 Nov 12
I am in Florida and in our area we have a trolly. I have never taken it but I think a friend of mine said it was a 1.00. Yes taking a taxi is lots more. But I see a lot of people waiting on the trolly to come for quite awhile. Mexico is the best. I have cruised both sides. In Mazatlan we had a guy who had his own little taxi with the covered top. He took my son and I for 10.00 and told us more about the country as he had grown up there. he started driving the taxi and had been doing it over 22 years when we met him. Such a darling man he was. My son and I remember him fondly!
• Mexico
13 Nov 12
Mazatlan is a great place for tourists to come and visit. I was there a few years ago.
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@marie2052 (3697)
• United States
24 Dec 12
Thanks for best response. I am catching up on these. Usually I get a notice from mylot in my email on best responses. But lately not. So this is late. Now I know I have to watch this interest as well LOL I have been to Puerto Valarte, Mazatlan, Cabo San Lucas, Cozumel, Celica, Costa Maya. Its amazing to learn so much! In Celica we went and got to see the Mayan Ruins. Seeing that was just amazing to see history so up close and personal. I cannot say enough good things about Mexico. I go to a favorite Mexican restaurant where I live. I talk with each of the boys that know me and tell me about their native country. you are blessed to have such rich and abundant history and cultures!
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• Mexico
24 Dec 12
Mexico city, is also a great tourist city to visit here. maybe someday we can meet here. merry xmas.
@inertia4 (27792)
• United States
13 Nov 12
Well, I think you know already how it is here. Driving here is always a nightmare. And the trains, well, from my house to Manhattan by train would be about 45 minutes. Not too bad. But during rush hour, well, everything is congested.
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• Mexico
14 Nov 12
Yes, we have same problems here. I read online that a member of your governers cabinet is also employeed here as a consulted. i think I know why.
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@inertia4 (27792)
• United States
15 Nov 12
Well, what can I say. We just need to go somewhere where the traffic is almost non existent.
@lampar (7597)
• United States
13 Nov 12
It is such a big metropolitan city within Mexico, with a population of 22 million people and as a center of various government institutions and businesses, no doubt one has to cover wide and long distances in order to see them all. Compare to the Aztec's time of old Mexico City of Tenochtitlan and Tlatelolco, it definitely had expanded and modernized so much beyond belief. If the public transportation only cost 50 cents to travel around the city, that is really cheap. It is the first time i heard of this, what sort of transportation you are talking about, only manage to go 5 miles in 40 minutes??
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• Mexico
13 Nov 12
Sure is... youd be surprised how many companies form all over the world have offices here.
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@marie2052 (3697)
• United States
24 Dec 12
And the embassy for the Americans is WALMART!!! One of our tour guides told this as a joke. it was too funny!
• Indonesia
13 Nov 12
it's like in my country exactly in jakarta and the second in surabaya jammed and pollution are common but i'm not live there
• Mexico
13 Nov 12
same problems here in mexico.
• Indonesia
21 Nov 12
yeah same problem