07 Dec '11, 3am

Hike in taxi fares

Think it would serve commuters well if we have one cooperative style taxi Company, where all drivers are shareholders, socialist style. Once a Taxi Company goes publicly listed, it's the bottom line that is paramount and the shareholders demand high dividend returns. A cooperative could give sick leave benefits to its drivers, and where the other relief drivers could take over in the interim to pay the rental. At financial year end, dividend could even be paid out to the driver shareholders.A happy cooperative driver would give better service to the commuter. Right now Singapore has one of the worst taxi service in the world, the fare and the surcharges could be infuriating and messy, leading to misunderstandings and arguments.

Full article: http://tankinlian.blogspot.com/2011/12/hike-in-taxi-fares...

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