Indicator - Economy - the capital's taxi service could become a quarter more expensive

Indicator – Economy – the capital’s taxi service could become a quarter more expensive

March 26, 2022 14:54

Taxi drivers can expect serious changes, in addition to an increase in tariffs, service and administrative improvements are also expected, but the call will also push for controls that will provide a real opportunity to check illegal passenger transportation.

As previously reported, negotiations have been going on for months between the Metropolitan Municipality and the National Taxi Association. One of the cornerstones of the negotiations is the level of the tariff increase, which the interest group chair has now stated that although he will not be able to release accurate numbers until after the last round of consultations, presumably in early April,

But prices are expected to rise by about 23 to 24 percent.

It’s Zoltan Metal For InfoRadio He also talked about the necessity of solving some administrative and service problems in addition to increasing the tariff, which the government will launch jointly, but they will urge in the future to conduct inspections that will actually end with the official authority.

The call leader also noted that the moratorium is currently in effect, with the government allowing vehicles to be from 10 to 12 years old, but in the current economic climate it is almost impossible to change cars.

“Used and new cars are 20 to 25 percent more expensive, and automakers have been promising the latter for a year and a half, so they need to be replaced at a time when everyone’s hands are tied,” said the National president. Taxi Association.

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