Taxi Rates

This web page has rates information for taxis that are licensed in British Columbia as passenger directed vehicles (PDVs). 

October 13, 2016

Metered Taxi Rates Norms in BC*
  Flag Distance Wait Time
Upper Normal 3.79


Average 3.32 2.03 40.79
Lower Normal 2.84 1.64 33.92
NOTES: Rates include 5% GST. Norms are calculated using the metered rates of all taxi licensees in BC (excluding dual distance rates and flat rates). Norms for flag rates are rounded to the nearest nickel.

The Board may use the table as a guide when it considers new taxi applications, or taxi rate change applications. 

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