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Taxis drivers block capital roads to demand crackdown on ‘piratas’

The Tico Times - April 2, 2013

By Alberto Font and L. Arias Hundreds of taxi drivers on Tuesday flooded Second Avenue in downtown San José to demand the government enforce stricter regulations for…

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Increase in taxi fares approved

L. Arias - March 6, 2013

The Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) approved a ₡5 ($0.01) increase for the first kilometer of taxi fares and of ₡10 ($0.02) for every additional kilometer traveled.…

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Taxi fares to increase this month

L. Arias - February 13, 2013

The basic fare of taxis could go up from ₡590 ($1.18) to ₡595 ($1.19) if a proposal by the Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) is approved. The…

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Unpermited taxi drivers protest outside Casa Presidencial

L. Arias - December 10, 2012

A group of some 50 unlicensed taxi drivers since Sunday night have protested outside Casa Presidencial, in the southeastern San José district of Zapote, demanding the government…

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Taxi drivers end protests after government promises no new permits

Tico Times - June 26, 2012

Taxi drivers protesting in various parts of the country Monday reached an agreement with the government to end demonstrations that tied up traffic for hours. Taxis drivers…

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Striking taxi drivers block streets near Casa Presidencial

Tico Times - June 25, 2012

Formal taxi drivers on Monday took over streets near Casa Presidencial in the southeastern San José district of Zapote to protest the granting of permits by the…

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Taxi drivers call for strike on Tuesday

Tico Times - June 21, 2012

Costa Rican taxi drivers plan to strike Tuesday over the granting of permits by the Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) to informal taxi drivers known as…

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Informal taxi drivers block streets throughout Costa Rica to demand work permits

Tico Times - June 12, 2012

Informal taxi drivers, or porteadores, blocked traffic on several major roads in Costa Rica Tuesday morning to protest government delays in issuing special permits that would allow…

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Taxi fares to increase

Tico Times - April 26, 2012

The first kilometer of a taxi ride will soon cost ₡585 ($1.16), ₡15 more than the current rate of ₡570 ($1.13). The Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP)…

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Rates going up for Costa Rica taxis

Debbie Martínez - April 27, 2011

Taxi fares will go up from ₡530 to ₡550 for Costa Rica's licensed red taxis and from ₡785 to ₡810 for Juan Santamaria airport taxis, according to…

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