Several Ghanaians have called on the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) to reduce transportation fares to meet the current reduction in fuel prices. Some passengers claim that the increment in fares during the fuel price hikes is affecting businesses therefore the need for a reduction in prices as fuel prices have gone down.
Road tolls are monies collected from all toad users for road related projects which may turn up to be a necessity in the coming days. These includes the patching of potholes, construction and expansion of roads and many more. On 17th November, it was made public and official by the Ministry of Roads and Highways on the decision of government to discontinue the collection of road tolls across the country.
The General Secretary of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), Godfred Abulbire, announced that there will not be a drop in transportation costs anytime soon, dashing the aspirations of Ghanaians. According to the Institute for Energy Security (IES), petroleum product prices have decreased dramatically and are predicted to do so even more this Friday, December 16, 2022.
TV3'S Alfred Ocansey sat in for regular host Dzifa Bampoe. The panel members on the Keypoints'show included Masters Tasunti and Boakye. Discussions on the show hovered around the possibility of cushioning prices for fuel consumers and each panel member had a different opinion to the issue. The Industrial Relations for GPRTU, Alhaji Abass Moro, told Alfred Ocansey that the Union has proposed an increment of transport prices due to the recent inching up of fuel prices.
The Ghana Private and Road Transport Union (GPRTU), says it will reduce fares should in case the fuel prices fall further in the next pricing window. According to the union, should in case the fuel prices fall significantly they would not hesitate to decrease the fares.
GPRTU says he will reduce the car fare price if the government reduce the fuel price. GPRTU says they know the fuel price has decrease but they are not well convince if the price will continue to reduce for them to also reduce the car fare. As at now petrol price is 15 cedis and while the diesel price is 18 cedis.
The new lists of transportation prices are out, and many people are already talking about how much they will have to pay. Concerned drivers' groups in Ghana, like the Concerned Drivers' Association and the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), have all said that transportation costs will go up starting today, Saturday, October 29, 2022.
Transport fares in Upper Denkyira East Municipality will see a 20 percent upward review effective today Thursday, May 19, 2022. The new transport fares in the municipality would affect vehicles that commute long distances and taxis. The new fares were arrived at after consultations between the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) and the Municipal Assembly.
Following the recent increment in prices of fuel products, GPRTU hinted last week that they will be increasing transport fares between 30 to 40% today Monday 24th October 2022. About a month ago, on 21st September 2022 transportation fares were increased by 30% citing the high cost of fuel and fuel products.
The Ghana Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has planned to increase fares on transportation starting Monday, October 24, 2022, and announced new fares for public transport. This plan to increase transportation fares is about the frequent increase in fuel prices at the fuel pump. Recently, the prices of Diesel and Petrol range from GH¢15 and GH¢13 respectively at major fuel pumps; this rapid increase in fuel prices is eating up the profit of those who sell fuels.
Ghana has experienced rampant increase in the prices of goods and services over months and nothing seems to change. This economic hardship is claimed to be so due to the effect the coronavirus pandemic had on the nation as well as the present Russia Ukraine war. This has left citizens wailing all over.
Prices of fuel have reduced at the various pumps following a directive by the National Petroleum Authority to reduce petrol by GHC0.35. Fuel is currently selling at GHC10.95 whereas diesel is selling at GHC13.26 among the leading oil marketing companies in the country. This is the fourth time prices of petroleum products have been reduced this year alone.
The Ghana Private Road Transport Union, GPRTU of TUC has indicated that despite the current increment in prices at the pumps, transport fares will not be increased in an attempt to reduce the plight of the ordinary Ghanaian in the current economic crisis and hardship that has plagued the country and the world at large.
As a result of an increase in fares, commuters using public transportation will start paying at least 30 extra on Wednesday, September 21. The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) made this announcement in a statement released today, September 14th. The Union claims that its successful dialogue with its mother body led to the conclusion.
A 30% increase in prices will take effect from Tuesday, September 21, 2022, according to the Ghana Private Road and Transport Union (GPRTU) of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Private Transport Operators Association of Ghana. According to the groups, the current economic situation has made it imperative to raise transportation prices.
Due to some favourable factors in the international market, the prices of petrol and LPG may fall by about 7% and the price of diesel may rise about 3% per litre. Ghana has experienced a constant increase in the prices of fuel for the past 3 to 4 months and this has caused inflation in almost every aspect of the economy.
Ghana’s largest transport union, the Ghana Private Roads and Transport Union (GPRTU) has today launched its passenger manifest and e-ticketing and digital payment app- the OYA APP The App, specifically, will bring solution to vehicle manifest database, digital payment of transport fares luggage tagging and ticket printing among others.
The recent increases in the cost of petroleum products in the nation have been dubbed worrying by the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU). Starting on September 1, 2022, the cost of gasoline at the neighborhood gas stations increased by around 5.4%, with average rates for gasoline and diesel being GHS 11.55 and GHS 14.50, respectively.
(GPRTU) says it will change transportation passages upwards. As indicated by the Union, the move has become unavoidable following a progression of augmentations at the siphons. Transport charges had gone up last month setting off one more ascent in the pace of expansion. In the interim, fuel costs will likewise go up again this Thursday.
Due to the "critical climbs" in fuel costs kept in the country, the Ghana Private Street Transport Association (GPRTU) have booked a gathering in the approaching week to examine a "potential' increase in transport charge. The move, heads of the association made sense of has become important to permit drivers compensate for their misfortunes because of the ceaseless addition in fuel costs.