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March 18, 2020 - Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for taxi and PTP drivers

We recognize that the taxi and personal transport providers may have concerns regarding the possible implications of the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

We advise all drivers, including taxi, limousine and personal transport providers, to follow these simple and sensible steps at all times and particularly in the wake of the outbreak of Coronavirus. We would also encourage drivers to take sensible and routine precautionary measures such as cleaning surfaces regularly with sanitizing wipes or spray to disinfect. As always, taxi drivers should perform regular cleaning of PIN payment pad devices. Drivers who share a taxi or personal transport provider vehicles should perform regular cleaning of high touch areas. Please familiarize yourself with the safety tips provided in the COVID-19 – Fast Facts.

February 26, 2020 – Driving a Personal Transportation Provider (PTP) vehicle can be a dangerous job. Workplace violence includes both physical assaults and verbal abuse like yelling or name-calling. PTP drivers, please familiarize yourself with the safety tips provided in the PTP – Fast Facts.

January 7, 2020 – Driving a taxi can be a dangerous job. Workplace violence includes both physical assaults and verbal abuse like yelling or name-calling. Drivers, please familiarize yourself with the safety tips provided in the Taxi Drivers – Fast Facts.

September 20, 2019 – Taking a Taxi or Personal Transportation Provider (PTP) can be an efficient and safe way to travel within the City of Winnipeg. To maximize passenger safety, please familiarize yourself with the information provided to Know Your Ride.

September 16, 2019 – Thank you to those who completed the taxi pre-payment pilot survey. The Taxi pre-payment pilot begins September 30, 2019. Parameters of the pilot can be found in the regulation and on the pilot page.

Mandatory Pre-Payment Pilot for Taxis

Regulation VFH-19-011: Taxi Fare Pre-Payment


Last update: March 18, 2020

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