CBJ seeks public comment on changing taxi cab rates

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The City and Borough of Juneau is seeking public comment as it considers a change to its taxi cab flag-drop and mileage rates.

    The proposed regulation change would provide for an increase in the two rates, the flag-drop and the mileage rate. The flag-drop rate would increase from $3.40 to $4, and the mileage rate would increase from $.22 per one-tenth mile to $.25 per one-twelfth mile.

    It would also eliminate two additional fees, the $1 airport to-and-from fee, and $1.50 cruise ship dock fee.

    The proposed regulation would also replace the existing language describing the taxi cleaning fee, but would not change the rate.

    A public hearing will not be held. Comments can be submitted in writing by 4:30 p.m. on July 26 to the Commercial Passenger Vehicle Administrator at the Juneau Police Department, emailed to SKDolan@juneaupolice.com, or delivered to the City Manager’s office at 155 South Seward Street.

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