Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said taxi fare rises would be necessary to fix safety and service concerns. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said taxi fare rises would be necessary to fix safety and service concerns. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong taxi fares likely to rise after city leader Carrie Lam calls for increase to fix industry’s quality, safety issues

  • Carrie Lam says government will submit proposals to enhance the taxi industry’s service quality and safety
  • Lawmaker for transport sector raises concerns over growing insurance premiums, advocates subsidies to reduce hazards, improve performance

Topic |   Hong Kong taxis
Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said taxi fare rises would be necessary to fix safety and service concerns. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said taxi fare rises would be necessary to fix safety and service concerns. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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