Mobile Apps in Taxis and Limousines
Apps have the potential to change the dynamics of the passenger transportation industry. This web page features information on the use apps in B.C.
Taxi Soft Meters
In November 2016, the Board introduced a rule that enables taxi operators to replace traditional taximeters with newer “taxi soft meters” that calculate the rates they charge.
The documents below are mainly for taxi companies that plan to use a “taxi soft meter.”
- Rule | BC Taxi Soft Meter Rule
- Rule | Standard Rules for Taxi Rates
- Advisory | Taxi Soft Meter
- Info | Soft Meter Q&As
- Form | Form Declaration of Compliance
Licensees are responsible for complying with local government bylaws that apply to them, including bylaws respecting the approval, inspection, and sealing of taxi meters. This advisory gives local governments information about Board requirements for taxi meters.
- Advisory | Taxi Soft Meters & Local Government
More Info Regarding Apps
|2014||Mobile Apps in Taxis and Limousines|
|2012||Smartphone Apps and Passenger Transportation Rates|
Passenger Transportation Branch
|2012||Regulatory Concerns with Apps and Non-Compliance with Passengers Rates|