Ghana Private Road Transport Union is one of the organizations in Ghana. The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) is the umbrella group that unites private commercial vehicle owners and their drivers in Ghana. The organization has branches in all the 16 regions of Ghana, and is a member of the Ghana Trades Union Congress.
The Union has come out to release a statement informing the general public about the increment of public transport fares for the year 2021. According to the Road Transport Operators, they have received the prices of the various components that go into the running of, commercial transport service. And after long and difficult negotiation with the stakeholders, a 13 percent upward adjustment in public transport fares across all categories of services has been agreed upon. Road Transport Operators went on to explained why the agreement was reached. They said, they agreed on it to accommodate predominantly the increase in the price of fuel. The management continue by mentioning the road Transport operations the new fares will affect. They made mention of Inter-City (Tro-Tro), Inter-City (Long Distance) and Shared Taxis. Below are the the new fares for Inter-City (Tro-Tro), Inter-City (Long Distance) and Shared Taxis in picture.
The Road Transport Operators concluded that, this new fares will take effect from today, Saturday, 5th June, 2021.
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