Latvia - Trade union sets maximum taxi fare - August 31, 2018

Government is planning to set maximum fares for taxi rides, especially around the Riga airport. A government working group is in the process of preparing specific proposals for dealing with the taxicab issue. Meanwhile, the trade union of taxi drivers decided at an extraordinary meeting to set the maximum taxi fare for a ride from Riga International Airport to the city centre at 25 euro and the maximum fare for a ride from the airport to other districts of Riga at 30 euro. The trade union has also issued an appeal to several ministers asking for their support in setting fair taxi fares based on taxicab services’ actual costs.

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