The District Of Columbia Taxicab Commission (DCTC) has recently announced that the temporary fuel surcharge for DC taxis is scheduled to expire on June 20, 2012. The extra $1.00 fee per trip will not be extended.
Implementation of the DC Taxi Fuel Surcharge
- The fuel surcharge was first implemented from 3.3.11 to 7.26.11. The cost of regular gasoline was $3.45 per gallon on it’s starting date.
- 1st Extension: 7.27.11 to 11.17.11 (Cost of Gas: $3.70).
- 2nd Extension: 11.18.11 to 3.5.12 (Cost of Gas: $3.47).
- 3rd Extension: 3.6.12 to 6.20.12 (Cost of Gas: $3.85).
As of 6.15.12, the cost of regular gasoline was $3.58. AAA of the Mid Atlantic Region is projecting the cost of regular gasoline to drop to $3.50 per gallon during the summer period.
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