Taxi fares to increase

first_imgRelated posts:Costa Rican taxi drivers, language-school workers arrested in fake English diploma scam Taxi drivers end protests after government promises no new permits Rates going up for Costa Rica taxis Taxis drivers block capital roads to demand crackdown on ‘piratas’ The first kilometer of a taxi ride will soon cost ₡585 ($1.16), ₡15 more than the current rate of ₡570 ($1.13). The Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) also approved an increase of ₡10 for additional kilometers.According to ARESEP, the changes are a result of inflation, changes in salaries and fuel prices from March. In February, taxi fares were decreased by ₡5.Fares for special taxi services, like those at Juan Santamaría International Airport, will also increase from ₡835 ($1.66) to ₡850 ($1.69).New fares will go into effect the day after they are published in the the official government newspaper La Gaceta. Facebook Commentslast_img

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