Posted tagged ‘MacLure Taxi’

– Taxis standing still as riders take Canada Line

August 20, 2009


Airport cabbies losing money, waiting half days for single trip
Lower Mainland cabbies are feeling a pinch from the new $2-billion Canada Line.

Saif Ullah, general manager of MacLure’s Cabs, (pictured right) said in the past two days his drivers have been waiting at the airport for up to two-and-a-half hours to catch a fare.

“People are just taking the (Canada Line),” Ullah said.

“Our drivers are going there, spending half the day and getting one trip. Spending two or three hours and getting an $8 trip, it’s just frustrating for the guys. It’s not even minimum wage.” (more…)