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High taxi fares killing the golden goose

The prevailing uniform tariffs cannot stand up to public scrutiny. People are tired of being coerced into submitting to such unreasonable surcharges and phone booking fees. Hence ridership has steadily declined.

It is a case of high fares killing the goose that laid the golden eggs. The Land Transport Authority should realise the current system is not sustainable.

Jack Chew, Straits Times forum page, on high taxi fares