NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — New York Metropolis is proposing to hike yellow taxi charges and surcharges for the primary time in a decade, together with elevating the bottom fare from $2.50 to $3.
Common passenger fares would enhance practically 23%, however driver pay would additionally go 33% by growing meter charges. Medallion income would additionally go up practically 305%.
Uber and Lyft would see will increase of their driver pay charges
A number of present surcharges would additionally go up, together with:
–A $2.50 rush hour price, up from a $1
–The nighttime surcharge can be elevated from $0.50 to $1.00
–A $65 flat fare for journeys between Manhattan and Kennedy Airport, up from $52
–The push hour taxi and flat fare surcharge for Kennedy Airport journeys can be elevated from $4.50 to $5.00.
–A $20 surcharge for all journeys to Newark Airport, up from $17.50
–A brand new $5 surcharge for journeys to and from LaGuardia Airport
–The Taxicab Enchancment Surcharge and Road Hail Livery Enchancment Surcharge can be elevated from $0.30 to $1.00
Moreover, the unit cost can be elevated from $0.50 to $0.70.
The fare will increase, in response to inflation and excessive fuel costs, had been posted on the Taxi and Limousine Fee’s discover of a public listening to on the adjustments, scheduled for October 6.
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