Radio Taxi awarded special taxi licence

Radio Taxi Macau Taxi Service Ltd. has won the bid for the city’s ‘special taxi licence’, the Transport Bureau (DSAT) announced yesterday. The licence, valid for eight years, entitles the company to run 100 special taxis in the city. The first batch of 50 special taxis could be operational as soon as the first half of 2017, the DSAT said in the statement, adding that the remaining half would be available the following year. The special taxis can only be hailed by telephone, online order or mobile phone application.