In order to solve the late night taxi problem, the party government decided to promote measures such as raising the taxi title and increasing late night taxi call rates.
Yang Geum-hee, Senior Spokesperson for People’s Power, reported the results of the 5th high-level meeting of the party and government council held at the Prime Minister’s Office in Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul on the afternoon of the 3rd. discuss measures to resolve the time imbalance between demand for taxis and supply,” he said.
“The party shared the view that the cause of the late night taxi crisis is a combination of factors such as outdated and unreasonable regulations that limit taxi supply and low incentives for late night taxi operation,” he said. .
“The Party has made enormous improvements in various regulations, such as the taxi division, the taxi driver’s employment procedure, and the duty to park in garages, which has been hindering the supply of taxis, diversifying” r types of work and operation. taxi drivers, increase the late night taxi call rates, and increase public demand,” said Yang. We asked for strong measures to solve the inconvenience of the people early, such as extended traffic late at night. We asked it to be established, and the government decided to review it.”
The government plans to actively look for ways to expand the supply of taxis, such as raising the taxi title, simplifying the hiring process for taxi drivers, allowing parking outside garages, and introducing part-time work for corporate taxis.
In addition, it is decided to increase the flexible call rate which is limited to late night hours, increase the incentives for taxi drivers to operate late at night, and reduce the inconvenience for late night citizens by expanding the mobility new which is different from taxis and late. -night transport such as the owl bus.
Reporter Minji Kim