Public hearing delay for prospective taxi service

first_img“It’s due to the economic downturn,” they said.“There’s a limited number of customers, and if people are not coming to Fort St. John for business, people don’t have money to spend on taxis … people have lost jobs that they would normally have taken a taxi to go to work with. Those things impact us.”To help boost business, they have acquired 35 to 40 per cent more drivers in 12 months, and they say they have addressed the issue of unavailable cabs, saying they have up to 19 through peak periods.The public can attend any time between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. each day of the hearing.Advertisement FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — A Grande Prairie-based cab service looking to enter the Fort St. John market has had their public hearing delayed.First stated to be from Feb. 1 – 3 at the Pomeroy Hotel, Yellow Cabs will have to wait two weeks, until Feb. 24 – 26 to make their case to the Transportation Board.“It all happened because of the other party’s request,” said Baljit Thundal of Yellow Cabs, who spearheaded the application to the transportation board. She says the hearing was delayed so that both parties could attend.- Advertisement -However, A Facebook post on the page for Fort St. John Yellow Cabs speculates that Teco Taxi requested a delay to ‘show that business is slow.’ The public hearing was first requested for April or May, according to Thundal.“We hope this won’t disrupt your schedules as this is what Teco taxi wants- anything to delay the hearing and show that business is slow. So, we will be posting this further and also on other media forms. Once again, these are the final dates- and we hope to see you guys on these new dates! Just 50 more days !!”A spokesperson from Teco Taxi told Energetic City confirmed their business right now is slow.Advertisementlast_img read more

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