There is a reliable bus route that runs daily throughout the city as well as various private lines which run from Gare Routière on Rue Léon l'Africain in downtown Casablanca. Fiat Uno taxis provide metered services in the central metropolitan areas. Registered taxis can be easily hailed from just about anywhere in the city and are easily identified by their blue colour. These are known as petite taxis (small taxis) while the white variety are known as grands taxis (big taxis). Both kinds are usually shared and the drivers may wait till the vehicle is full before setting off. Grand taxis can also be hired by the hour or day and many travellers choose to do this. Rental car agencies can be found throughout the city, but they are expensive and those opting to drive themselves should be cautious of chaotic driving and high accident rates. Walking around the city is safe enough if you stick to crowded and touristy areas but petty thieves, such as pickpockets, do take advantage of unsuspecting tourists. In public transport and when walking travellers should not display wealth and should try not to draw attention to themselves. Walking remains the best way to explore all Moroccan cities and the Casablanca kasbah and medina are best traversed on foot.
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