The taxi ride is expensive 19 March to 4%. The decision was taken by Minister of transport Yisrael Katz and Finance Minister Moshe Kahlana a few weeks ago.
According to the newspaper the Marker, the decision was taken under pressure from the Union of taxi drivers, who expressed their protest against the reduction of tariffs more than on 10%. It was urgently approved by the joint Committee of the two ministries.
At the same time, the question of reduction of tariffs was discussed by the Commission for several months, and the implementation of her ruling it was also delayed – without paying passengers compensation for the overpayment.