Taxi groups have called for the rate for flagging down a cab on flagging down a taxi to be increasedraised by HK$2 to HK$24 for urban taxis, by HK$2.50rise to HK$21 for New Territories cabbies cabs, and by HK$4 to HK$21 for Lantau drivers. Photo: SCMP Pictures Taxi groups have called for the rate for flagging down a cab on flagging down a taxi to be increasedraised by HK$2 to HK$24 for urban taxis, by HK$2.50rise to HK$21 for New Territories cabbies cabs, and by HK$4 to HK$21 for Lantau drivers. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Taxi groups have called for the rate for flagging down a cab on flagging down a taxi to be increasedraised by HK$2 to HK$24 for urban taxis, by HK$2.50rise to HK$21 for New Territories cabbies cabs, and by HK$4 to HK$21 for Lantau drivers. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Hong Kong taxi groups call for 18pc fare hikes as inflation, operating costs increase

Proposal seeks to increase rates for flagging a cab and storing baggage in the boot, among other recommendations to Legco transport panel

Taxi groups have called for the rate for flagging down a cab on flagging down a taxi to be increasedraised by HK$2 to HK$24 for urban taxis, by HK$2.50rise to HK$21 for New Territories cabbies cabs, and by HK$4 to HK$21 for Lantau drivers. Photo: SCMP Pictures Taxi groups have called for the rate for flagging down a cab on flagging down a taxi to be increasedraised by HK$2 to HK$24 for urban taxis, by HK$2.50rise to HK$21 for New Territories cabbies cabs, and by HK$4 to HK$21 for Lantau drivers. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Taxi groups have called for the rate for flagging down a cab on flagging down a taxi to be increasedraised by HK$2 to HK$24 for urban taxis, by HK$2.50rise to HK$21 for New Territories cabbies cabs, and by HK$4 to HK$21 for Lantau drivers. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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