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Business News of Monday, 16 September 2019

Source: Myjoyonline.com

Transport fares up by 10%

Transportation fares have been increased by 10 percent. This takes effect from Monday, September 16, 2019.

The increment would affect inter-city transports, popularly known as Trotro, long-distance vehicles as well and shared taxes.

The new fares were arrived at after consultations between the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), the Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council and the Transport Ministry.

According to them, they took into consideration the increased pricing in the various components that goes into running commercial transport services in the country, including petroleum products, in arriving at the decision.

Chairman of GPRTU Kwame Kuma told JOYBUSINESS that all drivers are expected to comply with the approved fares, copies of which have been attached.