Whether you want to ride tricycles, jeepnies, taxis or just about anything in the middle, you can find it in the Philippines. The Philippines has so many public transportation options, it is hard to choose sometimes. Maybe the best way to make the right choice is to let your budget be the guide. You can literally go somewhere in the Philippines for so many different prices that it will boggle your mind. You can spend a few pesos up to a couple of hundred pesos to make the same trip depending on the mode of transport that you choose!
I have a friend who lives in a neighborhood here in Davao. When he steps outside his door he has several choices for public transport. He can jump on a Jeepney to go to the mall and the fare for that ride would be P8. Or, he can ride a taxi to the same mall for P120 or so. Taxi fares depend on traffic and such, so the P120 is just the normal fare. It might be a bit more than that. That's a big difference, but in fact, there are some places where