20 Dec '11, 3am

#freerides on yahooSG! Will be out and about tmr ,Wed evening,at ard 7.30pm giving #freerides! Spread the love!

#freerides on yahooSG! Will be out and about tmr ,Wed evening,at ard 7.30pm giving #freerides! Spread the love!

Isaac Ong and Ruby Tan, both 23, went out to give free rides after taxi fare hikes were announced. (Photo courtesy … By Deborah Choo "I just do the free rides just to put a smile on people's faces and just say 'hey we're all in this together," said Isaac Ong , 23. Isaac and his former fellow Temasek Polytechnic course mate Ruby Tan , 23, took to the road first on Tuesday last week after midnight to offer free rides to any Singaporeans in light of the recent cab fare hikes by ComfortDelgro . The pair pasted a big handwritten sign "FREE RIDES" on the bottom left of the black Honda Civic Issac's father readily lent him. They set out to pick up random people to extend their little effort to anyone who wants a ride. On that night, they picked up two passengers. Isaac drove out again yesterday picking up another two lucky passengers. Isaac admits that he too is a frequent taxi c...

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  1. 20 Dec '11, 9am

    nice try, but taxi fares won't come down

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