20 Dec '11, 2am

"Hong Kong has a larger population (7 million) than Singapore's (5.18 million). The Hong Kong Transport...

Singapore is often compared with Hong Kong in many aspects, including public transport. Hong Kong has a larger population (7 million) than Singapore's (5.18 million). The Hong Kong Transport Department website states that there are 18,138 taxis in the territory, while taxi operators in Singapore have a combined fleet of 26,970. With nearly 50 per cent more taxis here and a higher taxi-to-population ratio than in Hong Kong, why do we hear regular complaints about the unavailability of taxis in Singapore? Another set of numbers suggests the root of the problem. Taxi phone bookings in Hong Kong cost HK$5 (S$0.80) at most and regardless of time, compared to S$2.30 (off-peak), S$3.30 (peak and after midnight) and S$8 (advance booking) in Singapore now. I urge all taxi operators to do away with booking charges or cap them at S$1, irrespective of time. Taxi drivers would then hav...

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