Tokyo making big changes to taxi service and fares, looking for a few “testy” drivers

With the Olympic Games looming, the government and Tokyo taxi companies are looking at ways to overhaul how they charge and to become a little more English-friendly.

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Ranking of Taxi Fares Around the World – Japanese Passengers Getting Hosed, Even More So Next Year

Countries of the world have a lot of different features and services that make them unique to each other, but one of the things you can always find from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe is the humble taxi cab.

Of course not all taxis are equal; the cars used and more importantly the fares charged can vary greatly. If you’re interested in where your country stands or if you’re planning a trip abroad, Trip Advisor Japan has whipped up a quick and handy infographic ranking 25 places around the world by the rates of their taxis.

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