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Taxi fares to increase 17%

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Taxi fares to increase 17%

NYC taxi fares to increase 17 percent in Sept

The commission also voted to raise the flat-rate fee between Manhattan and Kennedy Airport from $45 to $52.

Looks like its a done deal, the cabs were not really all that expensive to start with.

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It is a done deal - drivers were getting 'shortchanged' (sorry) driving at a loss - the last increase in fares was 2005 - as DM said - cabs are really not that expensive in moderation......

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Wow that's a big jump - will definitely feel it.

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Makes the 7-day unlimited Metrocard an even better deal.

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The feeling on the ground here in NY is that the cabbies deserve the raise.

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Given how many years it has been since the last increase, it isn't that much.

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So what would the new going rate be for JFK-Manhattan journeys?

I pay $60 but I've never really investigated the division of fare/tolls/tip.

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7. Re: Taxi fares to increase 17%

$5 ish for till

20% tip

Total $67 ish, so I'd round up to $70

Edited: 14 July 2012, 16:45
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