Nevada Taxi Authority Posts Cab Fares

New signs with posted cab fares at McCarran Airport are meant to curtail long hauling, in which taxi drivers take the long way to and from Las Vegas to increase their revenues.

The Nevada Taxicab Authority and McCarran International Airport are now posting signs that list the typical mileage and cab fare from the airport to downtown and Strip resorts, reports.

The posted fares, which also detail the approximate time it takes for a cab to go to and from McCarran, are meant to discourage cabbies from “long-hauling,” the practice of taking circuitous routes to boost their fares.

“The posting of approximate rate information represents a significant step forward in our effort to provide for the safety, comfort and convenience of the taxi-riding public,” Charles Harvey said in a statement about the new signs.