Road condition are acceptable in Morocco, certainly around the major cities, although driving practices leaves much to be desired. The country’s transportation infrastructure has grown significantly in recent years and continues to expand. New highways connect many major cities, making it easier for travelers to get from one place to another. Traveling by road between Casablanca and Marrakech, Tangier, or Agadir is now easy, reliable, and quick, Morocco’s first tramway is up and running in Rabat, connecting the country’s capital to its sister city, Salé, and helping ease congestion between and within the two. Casablanca has also constructed a tramway. Despite the tram, the nation’s cities and villages remain heavily reliant on buses, local taxis, and trains. Rural areas are reasonably well served by Mercedes taxis, and coaches, although it is common, to see farmers ride all manner of donkey and mule-pulled carts into town on Market day. Also vying for road space are scooters favored by tradesmen, powerful motorbikes, and an assortment of cars, 4x4s, and buses. The rail network is extensive, linking Tanger, Fes Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakech and Agadir. Car-rental companies are becoming more common and reliable, with the best operators available at Casablanca’s Mohammed VI airport.
post-title Getting around Morocco