12 September 2019 - New prices of taxi services will start to apply next year. Taxi drivers are expected to submit a price list for validation on 27 December. Price lists are forwarded to the Ministry of Transport and Maritime Affairs of Montenegro. So far, no legal entity or entrepreneur has done it, said Lazarela Kalezić in front of the Secretary for Transport reports Cafe del Montenegro.
New decision on taxi services stipulates introduction start ride price ranging from 0.50 EUR to 1 EUR.
"Decision on taxi services stipulates that entrepreneurs and legal entities should deliver a new price list to the Ministry of Transport within six months. Nobody has done it yet, we’ll introduce new prices next year," stressed out Kalezić.
Kalezić says they have prepared the program for the organization of a taxi ride in the territory of Podgorica. Mayor of the capital town Ivan Vuković should sign the program in the forthcoming days.
"We expect this program to be verified by the Mayor. We are considering if this program can be adopted for two years," pointed out Kalezić.
She adds that there are 966 taxi vehicles currently in Podgorica.
"For Podgorica, that is a lot. The Capital must find a . model to reduce the number of vehicles. Taxi drivers who decide to quit or those who retire should not be able to concede their licenses to someone else. It is difficult to tell what the optimal number of taxi vehicles would be. Anyway, they should be an alternative to public transport," concluded Kalezić.
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