Besides taxis, driving and taking a bus, riding a bike is another common and convenient way for people here to move around in Taichung. Certainly, taking a bus is another choice for you to get around in Taichung , which only costs you around NT$ 20 each ride. At first, it perhaps a bit complicated for you to get familiar with the whole bus system since there are at least three bus companies running the routes. Once you know where you would like to go, it will not be that difficult to find out how to take a bus. In addition, people would love to help you out as well.
On the other hand, if you want to save more time, you can take a cab. The initial fare is NT$85 for 1.5 kilometers, and then NT$5 for every 0.25 kilometers. Please note that every three minutes idle or speed lower than 5 kph will be charged for NT$5. The night surcharge is from 11:00pm to 6:00am.