The Bus and Taxi Owners Association said the bus and taxi fares have been increased between 15 and 18 percent. Last week, the Energy Regulation Board (ERB) increased fuel pump prices by 38 percent.
Bus fares for long distance routes have been increased by 15 percent while inter-town routs up by 18 percent.
The adjustments have been done in conjunction with the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA), the Commuter Rights Association and other stakeholders, according to a statement released by the association. Enditem