07 Dec '11, 1am

Taxi fare hikes and what is wrong with the system..... #sgpolitics

Taxi fare hikes and what is wrong with the system..... #sgpolitics

Commuters are up in arms over the recent taxi fare hikes[Cabbies hope for higher takings, commuters see red ]. This fare hike is supported by the National Taxi Association (NTA) that represents six driver associations. We have an inflation rate of 5% and taxi drivers like all of the rest of the wage earners in this country have mouths to feed and feel the pinch as much as anyone else. I'm not against the intent to improve the income of taxi drivers but raising fares is not the only way to improve the lives and working conditions of our taxi drivers. .The system within which our taxi drivers make a living is a microcosm of much that makes life difficult for many hard working wage earners. There was a time when taxi drivers could really work for themselves being able to own the taxis they drive and keep much of the income for themselves. When Comfort was "NTUC Comfort", it o...

Full article: http://singaporemind.blogspot.com/2011/12/taxi-fare-hikes...

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