Taxi dispatch, which was established by Vilnius City municipality, received more than 1,800 calls within three weeks
Early March, the company “Communications Services”, which belongs to Vilnius City municipality, started to provide taxi services in Vilnius. Within three weeks taxi dispatch received about 1,800 customer calls. Taxi short telephone number is 1450.
14 taxi drivers, who joined to Vilnius city municipality taxi dispatch, fulfilled more than 600 orders. They drive customers for a fixed 1,80 Lt/km rate plus 2 litas boarding fee.
All taxi drivers use GPS system. Taxi dispatchers can see where the taxi drivers are at the present time in their monitors. When dispatcher gets the call from the customer he gives the transmit order to the closest taxi driver.