The pandemic prevention taxi fleet has the spirit of “give a ride to everyone,” taking the pandemic prevention responsibility of the front line
Department of Public Information
Press Liaison Section
Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-Tsan went to Monarch Plaza Hotel on May 15, attending “National taxi driving service improvement classes” activity. He said that taxi industry has been influenced greatly during the pandemic. Taoyuan has huge responsibility to prevent the pandemic since the international airport is here. From March 4, the scheduled taxi at the airport has been put into pandemic transportation service. From March 4 to May 12, the taxi had made 24,809 trips. From March 29, the taxi fleet cooperated with Taoyuan City Government to establish the pandemic prevention taxi fleet with a total of 600 scheduled taxi, 200 rental cars, and 50 pandemic prevention buses constituting the pandemic prevention fleet, allowing people who are quarantined to take the taxi to see the doctor, go to pandemic prevention hotels, or go to the group quarantine center. The fleet also cooperated with the police, delivering quarantined people who secretly leave home to designated places. From March 29 to May 12, the pandemic prevention taxi had made 226 trips. Mayor Cheng indicated that the pandemic prevention taxi fleet has the spirit of “give a ride to everyone,” taking the pandemic prevention responsibility of the front line. It maximums the effectiveness of the pandemic prevention measures in the airport, becoming the key role of the pandemic prevention success in Taiwan. Mayor Cheng hopes that the pandemic ends sooner. He hopes that Taiwan goes through this safely, and the taxi industry has better development.