The suburbs also have auto rickshaws, little black and yellow buggies that zip through the traffic like busy beetles. The rides can be hair-raising, but the drivers are pretty skilled. Rickshaws are cheap and cost about half the taxi fare; however they don’t ply beyond the nearest suburb, which is Bandra. If you’re new to the city its best to check both taxi and rickshaw rates on the driver’s Tariff Card.
Mumbai’s bus service, run by the Bombay Electric Supply and Transport Company (BEST) is one of the best in the world. The BEST network is exhaustive and links virtually every point in the city to any other. (Booklets on the various routes are available at many book stores and railway stations). The buses, especially the […]