21 Dec '11, 12am

Prime Taxi, with its fleet of 750 cabs, is the only taxi operator yet to decide on any fee revision

Prime Taxi, with its fleet of 750 cabs, is the only taxi operator yet to decide on any fee revision

On Tuesday, the higher charges also kicked in at taxi operator SMRT, and four others will also be taking the same route. -- BERITA HARIAN PHOTO: MOHD KHALID BABA By Leonard Lim Options to avoid paying the higher taxi fares charged by ComfortDelGro are dwindling. On Tuesday, the higher charges also kicked in at taxi operator SMRT, and four others will also be taking the same route. TransCab, the second-largest player behind ComfortDelGro, as well as Premier, Smart and Yellow Top taxis will roll out the changes over the next few weeks. This leaves only Prime Taxi - whose fleet of 750 makes up a small portion of the 26,000 taxis here - as the only operator yet to decide on any fee revision. TransCab and Yellow Top's new fare structures mirror ComfortDelGro's, and will see most passengers paying more. They include an increase of 20 cents for the flagdown fares of most types of...

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