Working out the fare hike

The RM5 flat rate of all taxi rides to all places within Penang island is offer by MyTeksi and is valid until March 31. March 4, 2015. Star pic by: Gary Chen/The Star/March 4, 2015.

LAND Public Transport Commission (SPAD) chairman Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar announced new fares for budget taxis, hired cars and express buses at a press conference yesterday.

The meters for normal budget taxis are now clocking 10 sen for every 115m. When recalibrated with the new fares, they will register 25 sen per 200m.

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