TAXIS

Grab couriers: Plans in place to minimise impact on commuters

A growing number of ride-hailing and taxi drivers are expected to take on courier jobs during the off-peak period, but commuters need not worry about this affecting the number of rides available...

Views divided on call bookings, surge pricing: LTA on feedback for taxi, private-hire operators

Point-to-point (P2P) transport providers such as taxi and private-hire firms should not lower fares too much to gain market share. They should not jack up fares too much during peak periods. Taxi...

LTA receives 86 suggestions on how to regulate taxi, private-hire operators

LTA, which conducted the survey, said most respondents wanted all P2P operators to be licensed to ensure greater regulatory oversight.

Comfort's surge pricing may come at a cost

Singapore's largest taxi operator, ComfortDelGro, has joined the private-hire fray with its implementation of dynamic fares yesterday, and is opening its app to Grab and Gojek drivers soon.

Singapore to host international electric car race in 2020

Formula E is said to be held together with the Singapore Grand Prix in September next year at the street circuit in Marina Bay.

Private-hire operators may get licence to offer street-hail services

This may be possible down the road if private-hire operators apply for the new Street Hail Service Operator Licence, or partner a taxi company to offer the service.

Comfort taxis set to offer dynamic pricing alongside metered fares

ComfortDelGro may also open its taxi-booking app to private-hire drivers.

Diesel duty hike too sudden, rebates too low: Cabbies

Diesel users upset over the 100 per cent hike in the fuel duty announced in Monday's Budget say there are more effective ways to address air pollution.

LTA aims to streamline rules for taxi firms, private-hire cars

A long-awaited move to impose tighter regulations on private-hire operators is round the corner.

LTA to streamline rules governing taxis, private-hire cars

The Land Transport Authority said it is proposing to license all street-hail and ride-hail operators, "as they provide the same fundamental service of transporting commuters from point to point...