EghtesadOnline: The government's decades-old taxi renovation program has been hampered by rising car prices in Iran, as only 9,000 dilapidated taxis were replaced with new cars in the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2021).
EghtesadOnline: Social distancing is almost impossible in a crowded city like Tehran, unless more buses and taxis are added to the public transportation fleet, Tehran City Council chief says.
EghtesadOnline: Public transportation fares for metro, bus, taxi and minibus will see a 25% rise in the next Iranian year (starting March 20), as per the approval of Tehran City Council on Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: Major Iranian metropolises are making efforts to boost public transport services by expanding bus and taxi fleets and investing in subway projects.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran’s Taxi Organization is in talks with the government to accelerate the long-awaited plan to gradually induct electric vehicles into the capital's taxi fleet and establish the required infrastructures.
EghtesadOnline: A locally developed messenger app 'Bale' has tied up with fintech service provider ‘Phone Pay’, to offer cashless payment of taxi fares in Tehran.