The Road Transport operators have increased transport fares by 13 percent effective Saturday, June 5, 2021
According to the operators, the increase is in line with the administrative arrangements on public transport fares.
In a statement released by the Road Transport Operators, after long and difficult negotiations with stakeholders, a 13 percent upward adjustment in public transport fares across all category of services has been urged upon and this is to accommodate predominantly an increase in the price of fuel.
The fares cover inter-city (TroTro), inter-city (LongDistance), and shared taxis.
upon consultations, government has assured us that it will continue with efforts to prevent a steep rise in input cost. Government has also assured us by a letter from the Ministry of Finance that the suspension of the quarterly income tax payment by owners of tro-tro and taxis will be extended to cover intercity commuter vehicles to reduce the operational costThe statement added
Below is the statement and the new prices