If you are planning on hailing a cab in Provincetown, be prepared to hand over a few extra shekels. The Provincetown Licensing Board voted last week to increase livery fees, effective immediately. The vote was taken following a public hearing held Tuesday, May 13 at Town Hall.
The following fees under Provincetown Licensing Board Rules and Regulations 8.01 Taxi Cab/Livery Owners are as follows:
All rates, according to town regulations must be visibly posted in each vehicle.
At the same meeting, five taxi operator licenses were issued--two for Cape Cab drivers, one for a Mercedes Cab driver and two for Pride Taxi Service drivers. Five drivers, one for Cape Cod, one for Black & White Taxi and three for Junior's taxi had their licenses renewed. Seven vehicle licenses were also renewed, one for Pride Taxi Service, one for Cape Cab, four for Mercedes Cab and one for Funk Bus, according to the meeting agenda.