Route 1, yellow band, maxi taxis have increased their fares by one dollar.
In a statement the executive of the association said this was done After careful consideration and lengthy deliberations. It said it had no choice but to do this.
All destinations from Port of Spain will be increased by one dollar from four dollars to five dollars.
Short drops out of Port of Spain will also be increased by one dollar from three dollars to four dollars.
Short drops within Diego Martin, Petit Valley, Carenage and Maraval will however remain unaffected at three dollars.
These new fares are to take effect from February 6th 2017.