[LINK] Freely available spatial database

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Fri Oct 10 10:55:06 EST 2008

Howard Lowndes wrote:
> That is still the case throughout NSW, but once the passenger tells the 
> driver where the destination is, it is still known for the driver to 
> tell the passenger to get out.  One solution being put forward in 
> Victoria is a $10 flagfall but this includes the first 3km of the journey.

I don't think it is that simple.

Three or four  $10 fares in the CBD in half an hour would be fine, for the taxi 
drviers. A $10 fare in the sticks, where it takes unpaid time/distance to get 
there and back wouldn't be sufficient. Some places have negotiated fares. Though 
taxi drivers can be, understandably, fussy at the end of their shift about 
taking fares in particular directions.

Marghanita da Cruz
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