Five other taxi firms already offer dynamic pricing for bookings made with Grab app.
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The proposed new off-peak fare scheme is laudable, but it remains to be seen whether the discount will be sufficient to encourage more commuters to change their travel patterns.
The new off-peak discount will apply to all stations from 29 Dec 2017.
Transport experts said the new scheme has a better chance of getting people to travel earlier than the existing free pre-peak period initiative, which is only for city area stations.
Commuters travelling during the off-peak periods could see a permanent reduction in their fares in the future. However, regular fares may go up given the rising costs.
Cheaper fares for off-peak public transport commuters could become a permanent feature.
Trial for cashless transport payment to be expanded in 2018.
The Public Transport Council (PTC) started its annual exercise to review train and bus fares yesterday, with the maximum reduction in fares allowed this year of 5.4 percent.
Commuters taking ComfortDelgro taxis can now pay their fares using digital wallet application Alipay.
After driving taxis for more than 30 years, Mr Lim Chwee Choon became a Grab driver last year, trading in his cab for a Toyota Corolla Altis private-hire car.