CNG prices have increased from Rs 31.47 to 33.10 per kilogram.

The Delhi government is considering giving residents another option of public transport — motorcabs.

A delegation of All-India Tourist Taxi Association that represents about 10,000 DLY and DLZ taxi operators in Delhi would be meeting Transport Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely on Tuesday to demand immediate rollback of the hike in the pollution-check fee and to press for removal of the private party engaged in this work.

General secretary of the Association Suraj Prakash Vaid said the Delhi Gover

The Mumbai Taximen

The smoke-free Mumbai campaign is set to enter its second phase, and the plan this time is to make the city transport smoke-free.

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In a few months, auto-rickshaws too will be just a call away and at no extra cost. The Delhi Transport department is finalising details of its auto-on-demand project and has awarded the contract for supplying the Global Positioning System (GPS) devices to be installed in the autos.

New Delhi/Mumbai: Autorickshaw and taxi fares went up in Delhi on Tuesday while Mumbai restricted itself to an auto fare hike, leaving taxi drivers threatening a strike if fares were not increased in a day or two.

Auto fares hiked in Delhi, Mumbai

MUMBAI: Over 80,000 taxis and a lakh autorickshaws in Mumbai on Tuesday went off the roads after a strike by drivers demanding hike in fares.

The recent increase in the prices of CNG has prompted auto and taxi drivers to demand hike in fares.

MUMBAI: There will be no new small taxis in the city anymore. Alarmed by the exponential growth in the number of vehicles, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Transport Authority (MMRTA) headed by transport secretary C S Sangitrao has proposed a complete ban on registration of smaller vehicles

In a city like Delhi, which bears the burden of over 50 lakh vehicles on its roads, using public transport can be a viable option to curb traffic congestion and also a means of reducing expenditure on private vehicles.