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The driverless taxi ride just got that little bit better  TechRadar

Aptiv's new fleet of autonomous cabs keep it low-key with subtle designs and a more natural-feeling ride.


Shaky Taxi Industry Saw Foreclosures Spike Tenfold Last Year  New York City, NY Patch

Shaky Taxi Industry Saw Foreclosures Spike Tenfold - New York City, NY - There were nearly 400 foreclosure-related medallion sales last year, up from just 37 ...


‘Suicide Surcharge’ or Crucial Fee to Fix the Subway? Taxi Drivers Brace for Battle Over $2.50 Charge  The New York Times

New York City taxi owners and drivers have filed a lawsuit to block a fee on Manhattan rides that would raise millions in badly needed subway funds.


Uber planning to launch flying taxi service by 2023  WTHR

(WTHR) — Uber says it could have a flying taxi *service* up and running in the next four years. Passengers using the Uber app would be picked up from ...


100 drivers demonstrate in Copenhagen over Danish taxi laws  The Local Denmark

A large number of taxis caused disruption to morning traffic on Monday as a convoy of private hire vehicles drove in protest at taxi regulations.


Man who rear-ended taxi, killing passenger, gets prison time  Boston Herald

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Boston man who had been bar hopping on St. Patrick's Day two years ago before he drove into the rear of a taxi at more than 120 ...


Taxi driver killed in crash after apparent robbery in Miami  WPLG Local 10

MIAMI - A taxi driver has died after crashing his cab into a tree along Biscayne Boulevard after an apparent robbery, police said. Miami police Officer Michael ...


Police identify taxi driver killed in robbery caught on camera  WPLG Local 10

Miami police identified a taxi driver who was killed early Friday in a violent robbery that was caught on camera in the city's Little Haiti neighborhood.


Durham police searching for armed man who robs taxi drivers  WRAL.com

Durham police are seeking information about a suspect believed to have robbed taxi drivers several times since November.


Yes, the King County Water Taxi will run on MLK Day  West Seattle Blog

If you missed our mention in Friday's expanded traffic/transit coverage – the West Seattle and Vashon Water Taxi *service* WILL run tomorrow on Dr. Martin Luther ...


Taxi for Just Eat CEO as Uber and Deliveroo serve up competition  Financial Times

Diners will not wait one-and-a-half hours for a takeaway to deliver, according to YouGov research. So why did takeaway food *service* Just Eat think investors ...


Saskatoon airport implements flat taxi rates based on zones  Global News

A new zone-based fare program applies to taxis taking travellers to and from the Skyxe Saskatoon Airport.


Drug-dealing taxi driver used his cab to sell passengers cocaine  Metro.co.uk

A taxi driver who used his cab to sell cocaine to fake passengers has been jailed for three years. Rhys Hearn, 27, had already made seven crack cocaine deals ...


Taxi Trouble: Woman Given the Run-Around After Cabbie Crash  NBC 10 Philadelphia

After a woman's car was hit by a taxi, she thought the issue would be quickly resolved. Instead, it turned into a nearly year-long headache.


Musanze taxi-moto operators build Rwf163m commercial complex  The New Times

Cooperative de Taxi-Moto du Nord (COOTAMONO Ubumwe), a cooperative of 400 motorcycle taxi (taxi-moto) operators from various parts of Musanze District ...


Man found shot to death in taxi in Windcrest  550 KTSA

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – A man has been found shot to death in a taxi in Windcrest. Officers responding to a call for shots fired around 7 this morning ...


Tottenham Court Road black cab protest: Cabbies block road over planned ban on cars, lorries and taxis  Evening Standard

Black cab drivers have blocked Tottenham Court Road in protest over plans to restrict daytime access to the route. Car, lorries and taxis are to be banned from ...


NYC taxi drivers call Gov. Cuomo's congestion pricing a "suicide surcharge"  WABC-TV

A judge is slated to hear New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's controversial congestion pricing plan, and Manhattan's taxi drivers are not happy about it.


Uber ups taxi driver age from 18 to 21 after Amsterdam accidents  DutchNews.nl

Uber has agreed to raise the age for taxi drivers in the Netherlands from 18 to 21 following the involvement of company drivers in several fatal accidents in ...


Graphic video shows taxi driver's murder outside gated waterfront Baypoint community  WPLG Local 10

A man who did not want to be identified turned over a graphic video to Local 10 News on Friday night showing a man's murder early morning on Biscayne ...


Woman Gets Charged RM94 for 15km Taxi Ride But She Would've Only Paid RM13 via Grab  WORLD OF BUZZ

And they wonder why Malaysians prefer to use e-hailing services over taxis. A Malaysian woman was recently cheated by a taxi driver as she paid a ...


Chicago police pull over taxi crammed with 5 men in Loop  WLS-TV

Police pulled over the taxi around 3 a.m. near State Street and Jackson Boulevard in the Loop because it was very overcrowded.


Massena to consider amending village taxi code to accommodate new cab  North Country Now

By ANDY GARDNER North Country Now. MASSENA -- The village is considering an amendment to the taxi code that only allows 10 taxis to be licensed in the ...


Bell Nexus VTOL Air Taxi Makes A Splash At 2019 Consumer Electronics Show  Forbes

Will the Bell Nexus electric-hybrid VTOL introduced at CES 2019 become the first Uber flying taxi?


Bell Reveals Its 5-Seat Nexus Air Taxi At CES Las Vegas  CleanTechnica

January 16th, 2019 by Nicolas Zart. The air taxi space is crowded — if not on paper, then with prototypes and flying demos. Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc.


China's Waymo rival quietly launched an Uber-style app for driverless cars, making it one of the first to do so  CNBC

Pony.ai, a Chinese autonomous car start-up, recently launched an app that allows a limited number of users to hail a driverless taxi.


Second taxi driver victimized in Hamlin Park in two days  Buffalo News

A cab driver reported a robbery attempt early Saturday on Daisy Place, the second crime involving a taxi driver in Buffalos Hamlin Park neighborhood in two ...


This company says its air taxis could be flying people across major cities by the ‘mid-2020s’  Washington Post

Among the most highly anticipated examples of an air taxi is the Bell Nexus, an “urban air mobility vehicle” that debuted at this year's CES technology show in ...


How Uber, Lyft, and Taxi Drivers Get Kickbacks in Vegas  CityLab

For decades, Vegas night clubs have paid taxi drivers to bring in new customers. Now ride-sharing drivers find that a good hustle can pay off.


Uber says air taxis by 'mid-2020s'  The Gazette

In traffic-clogged cities such as Houston, Atlanta, New York and Los Angeles, it can take hours to drive a few miles during rush hour. For years, inventors have ...


Taxi man suspect in sex attacks on two women 'still at work in Dublin'  Independent.ie

A TAXI driver suspected of savage sexual assaults on two women he picked up is still working, senior sources say.


Park City police told of issues with Uber, taxi and shuttle drivers  The Park Record

The Park City Police Department received a series of recent complaints about issues involving ridesharing services or taxis, a set of cases reported shortly ...


Mayor of Buéa calls taxi drivers to boycott the “ghost towns” operation initiated by Anglophone separatists, by offering them 10 liters of fuel  Business in Cameroon

In ways to encourage taxi owners and drivers of Buea, a southwest municipality, to boycott the “ghost towns" operation every Monday, initiated.


Stolen taxi leads cops on wild chase down I-5 after shots fired in Lynnwood  KOMO News

LYNNWOOD, Wash. - A suspect fired shots then carjacked a taxi cab Wednesday and led police on a wild high-speed chase through Lynnwood before heading ...



Taxi Drivers Under Attack Near Airport, 1 Suspect Arrested  NBC 7 San Diego

San Diego taxi drivers say they are under attack near the airport and the Harbor Police Department is trying to take reports from as many of them as possible.


Rescuers evaluate taxi driver after head-on in Hyannis  Cape Cod Times

HYANNIS — A taxi driver was transported to Cape Cod Hospital on Sunday afternoon following a head-on collision with a pickup truck on Main Street. According ...


Taxis picket at airport | News, Sports, Jobs  Maui News

WAILUKU — Kahului Airport taxi drivers held a demonstration at the airport last week against ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft, decrying unauthorized p.


Bell's Nexus Air Taxi Brings Flying Cars Down to Earth  WIRED

The past two years have seen visions of traffic-hopping bliss delivered via spry air taxis coming at us like peregrine falcons dive-bombing pigeons, and Bell just ...


Man damages taxi window before racially abusing driver  The Lincolnite

A man allegedly damaged the window of a taxi outside Lincoln train station over the weekend before racially abusing the driver. The attacker had reportedly ...


Council delays proposed changes to taxi laws in Lynchburg  Lynchburg News and Advance

Lynchburg's taxicabs will continue using taximeters to set fares — as they have since the city implemented a taxi ordinance in 1931 — after City Council ...


Durham police seeking information about 5 armed robberies of taxi drivers  CBS17.com

Nov. 24, 2018 at 1:50 a.m. in the 4000 block of Meriwether Drive: A taxi driver picked up a man at the intersection of Holloway Street and Briggs Avenue and took ...


Electric minicabs flying at 200mph will pick you up from a car park by 2023  Daily Mail

Uber has said that it could be running a flying taxi *service* in four years. Passengers using the smartphone app will be collected from pick-up points on the top of ...


Uber, Lyft, and Taxi and Limousine Commission will have groundbreaking year in New York City  Crain's New York Business

After the for-hire vehicle industry's most historic year, now comes its most hectic. In 2018 the City Council and Taxi and Limousine Commission imposed ...


City OKs new taxi rules to up their game  El Paso Inc.

After freeing traditional taxi companies from city regulation a little over two years ago, the El Paso City Council has brought the industry – which has exploded ...


Robo-Taxi Startup Zoox Hires Intel Exec Aicha Evans As New CEO  Forbes

Aicha Evans, formerly Intel's chief strategy officer and senior vice president, joins the curiously named Silicon Valley startup next month.


Las Vegas taxi operator of more than 50 years plans to sell or close operations  News3LV

A transportation company that began operations in Las Vegas in 1961 hopes to sell its taxi operations or perhaps close its doors. The Board of Trustees of the ...


East Canje taxi driver on the run after alleged rape attempt  Stabroek News

An East Canje, Berbice hire car driver is on the run after he allegedly attempted to rape a teenager who was a passenger in his car sometime last Friday morning ...


Pensacola Yellow Cab bought out and replaced by ride-hailing/taxi hybrid zTrip  Pensacola News Journal

If you've noticed fewer and fewer yellow taxis in the streets, it's because Yellow Cab is no longer in Pensacola, having been bought out by the ride-hailing/taxi ...


King County doubling water taxi service  KOMO News

King County Metro is doubling *service* on their water taxi route between West Seattle and Downtown during the viaduct closure. They've leased another boat, ...


Taxi commission leader calls her departure a 'mutual decision'  Crain's New York Business

Taxi and Limousine Commission Chairwoman Meera Joshi steered around questions Tuesday about the circumstances of her pending departure, but did not ...


WATCH | Wife, colleagues pay tribute to metro cop killed by taxi  News24

A Durban metro police officer, who was run over and killed while on duty outside the Galleria Mall in Amanzimtoti, is to be laid to rest. Watch.


Taxi hitman sentenced to life in prison  News24

North West taxi hitman Simphiwe Mcunukeli has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Gauteng High Court.


Cyclist killed in Umdloti minibus taxi crash  TimesLIVE

A cyclist was killed and two others were badly injured when they were hit by a minibus taxi while on a training ride on the M4 near Umdloti, north of Durban, ...


Half taxi, half cop car raises DUI awareness in Northwest Florida  WEAR

A vehicle painted to look like both a Santa Rosa County Sheriff Office's deputy patrol car and a taxi has gotten a lot of attention from people wondering what ...


Feedback prompts changes for ABIA's new taxi, rideshare pick-up spot  KXAN.com

Austin Bergstrom International Airport told KXAN that they have updated their new system for picking up travelers at the airport via rideshare apps and taxis.


CES’s Flying Taxis, and More of This Week’s Car News  WIRED

A Hyundai with legs, a Tesla Model S robot death stunt, and all the happenings out of Vegas that you missed.


Bell Helicopter unveils full-scale air taxi at CES 2019  GPS World magazine

Bell Helicopter unveiled a full-scale vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) air taxi vehicle during CES 2019, held in Las Vegas. Artist's concept of the Bell Nexus ...


Taxi and Limousine Commission head to step down  Crain's New York Business

Meera Joshi, CEO and chairwoman of the Taxi and Limousine Commission, plans to step down from her role in March, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Saturday ...


D.C.'s Taxi, Uber, and Lyft Drivers Suffer Severe Cutbacks in Pay During Shutdown  Washington City Paper

Darrow MontgomeryA D.C. taxi driver of 28 years who goes by Mr. Paul reports that the government shutdown has cut his daily pay by about 75 percent.


Resignation of NYC Taxi and Limousine Chief Shakes Industry  Wall Street Journal

The head of New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission will step down in March, a move that rattled an industry that has already struggled over the ...


Take a look at Bell and Uber's flying taxi of the future  Engadget

While Elon Musk's Boring Company hopes to ease traffic congestion by burrowing under the cities of tomorrow, Uber and Bell Aerospace are taking to the skies.


South Korean taxi drivers are setting themselves on fire in protest of a proposed ride-sharing app  Business Insider

Up to tens of thousands of South Korean cab drivers have been protesting in Seoul for months against a ride-sharing *service* called Kakao T Carpool. Cabbies ...


A Secret Vermont Air Taxi Start-Up Called 'Beta' Might Be About to Change the Aviation World  The Drive

The collection hardware that aerospace engineer Kyle Clark has assembled to further his quest for electric vertical-lift aviation would make any proper gearhead ...


Taxi Medallion Owner Speaks Out Against Congestion Surcharge  CBS New York

Taxi medallion owner Carolyn Protz describes the impact the controversial plan could have on drivers ahead of Thursday's court hearing.


Swiss Rail Service Planning Electric Flying Taxis: Report  Bloomberg

Switzerland's national rail *service* is exploring a futuristic plan to provide a flying taxi *service* to passengers.


Suspended sentence for man who hit woman in taxi row  Wirral Globe

A WOMAN was knocked unconscious and left with a broken nose and a black eye during a dispute over a taxi booking.


Big Blue Taxi adviser says government failed in e-hailing regulation  Malay Mail

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — A taxi company owner who publicly rallied for Pakatan Harapan (PH) last year said that he has lost all hope with the coalition over ...


Stratolaunch gets world’s biggest airplane ready for takeoff with 136 mph taxi test  GeekWire

Stratolaunch says its twin-fuselage, six-engine aircraft raced as fast as 136 mph down the runway at Mojave Air and Space Port in California today.


Multiple children struck by taxi while crossing street  News 12 New Jersey

Four children were hospitalized after they were struck by a taxi driver in New Brunswick.


Hexham train crash taxi 'driven on tracks'  BBC News

The driver and a passenger managed to escape from the vehicle before it was hit at a level crossing.


Female passengers complained of sexual misconduct by taxi man  Connacht Tribune Group

A taxi driver, whose licence was revoked by Gardai before Christmas after two female passengers made complaints of sexual misconduct against him, has been ...


New Brunswick: 3 kids, 1 adult struck by taxi  MyCentralJersey.com

NEW BRUNSWICK - Police are investigating after four pedestrians, ages 3 to 18, suffered minor injuries and were taken to the hospital after being struck by a ...


SF scales back airport taxi ban  San Francisco Examiner

The City is scaling back a plan to ban most types of cabs from San Francisco International Airport that was pitched in October as a way to help save the st.


3 cyclists struck by taxi on M4  East Coast Radio

3 cyclists have been hurt after they were knocked down by a taxi along the M4, just before the Umdloti offramp, this morning.


Taxi driver took cocaine to stay awake during long night shifts  Wales Online

Rhys Hearn used his cab to sell crack after turning to dealing to fund his drug habit.


Where ordering cannabis is easy as booking a taxi  BBC News

Ordering cannabis in Los Angeles is now as easy as booking a taxi. Click on an app, choose your preferred product, pay for it and then sit back and wait for it to ...


Grab ordered to pay compensation to Vietnamese taxi firm  Reuters

Ride-hailing firm Grab was ordered to pay 4.8 billion dong ($206985) in compensation to a local taxi operator by a Vietnamese court on Friday, sources and ...


NY's last big taxi lender swallowed up in merger  Crain's New York Business

The era of taxi medallions as a coveted asset ended a while ago, as prices slid from more than $1 million in 2014 to less than $200,000. Now the final page has ...


We spoke to a Waymo One customer about how robot taxis get confused by rainstorms  The Verge

Last month, Waymo launched its first self-driving taxi *service* — Waymo One — in Phoenix, Arizona, but you would hardly know it by scrolling through your feed.


Armed robbers targeted taxi drivers in North Park, police warn  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — Police are warning taxi drivers after groups of men posing as passengers robbed drivers on the Far Northwest Side this past week. According to ...


Maxi-taxi robbery suspect caught, then escapes  Trinidad News

POLICE are looking for a Beetham Gardens teenager, identified as being responsible for several maxi taxi robberies along the Priority Bus Route, who escaped ...


Council halts two taxi licenses to start 2019  Daily Republic

In its first meeting of 2019, the Mitchell City Council dealt with more taxi *service* concerns Monday night, putting the end to one *service's* bid to renew its license ...


Local taxis impacted by rideshare companies  1011now

According to Lyft, New Year's Eve will be its busiest night of the year. But that's not the case for another safe ride home.


Bury St Edmunds school run taxi driver was four times over limit  BBC News

Police found a glass of alcohol next to the taxi driver's seat when they stopped him.


Flying Cars And Air Taxis, Space Taxis, Robotaxis: 2019 Will Be Mobility Milestone  Investor's Business Daily

From rockets to flying cars to self-driving taxis, this year should see major milestones as a revolution emerges in how people will move around Earth and in outer ...


Cardiac arrest defibrillators installed in 15 Glasgow taxis  BBC News

A taxi firm in Glasgow has taken on the role of life saver with a new medical trial. Glasgow Taxis has installed cardiac arrest defibrillators in 15 of its city cabs.


Cameroon: Buea Council grounds taxis in attempt to frustrate ghost towns  Journalducameroun.com - English

Published on 21.01.2019 at 10h08 by Journalducameroun. Share. Taxis parked at the Buea Council premises (c)Buea Council ...


911 dispatcher helps taxi cab driver deliver a baby in Ashland  KTVL

A local mother is celebrating the birth of her new child, after an emergency delivery in a taxi cab last week in Ashland. Emergency dispatcher Rio Gilinski ...


Free taxi and tow service to prevent drinking and driving on New Year’s Eve  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - On New Year's Eve from 8 p.m. until early in the morning of New Year's Day, drivers who may have had one too many, will have a safe ride ...


'Uber-style taxis' plan to combat isolation in rural areas  Independent.ie

Rural Ireland would see Uber-style taxis to help combat social isolation under proposals put forward by Junior Minister Jim Daly.


Half-taxi, half-patrol car in Navarre reminds motorists not to drink and drive  Pensacola News Journal

The half-taxi, half-patrol car parked on Navarre Parkway represents a stern message for New Year's Eve drinkers: Either go home in the back of a cab or ...


METRO, WATER TAXI: First post-Viaduct commute went 'fairly smoothly,' county says  West Seattle Blog

3:31 PM: Toplines from this afternoon's briefing at Metro's Transit Operations Center east of the stadiums, led by King County Executive Dow Constantine and ...


Hackettstown woman accused of operating taxi without license  New Jersey Herald

HACKETTSTOWN -- A town woman was issued several summonses after police say she was operating a taxi *service* without a license.


Suspended license, no insurance costs taxi company license | Community  Williston Daily Herald

A taxi company in Williston lost its appeal and had its license revoked due to incidents involving a driver's suspended license and lack of insurance.


Audi, Airbus, and Italdesign Test Flying Taxi Concept  Electronic Design

At Drone Week in Amsterdam last month, Audi, Airbus, and Italdesign presented a flying and driving taxi prototype. Dubbed “Pop.Up Next,” the concept ...


86-year-old taxi driver allegedly assaulted by East Boston dentist | Boston 25 News  Boston 25 News

An East Boston dentist is accused of attacking an elderly cab driver, according to police.


'It's gotten out of hand': Toronto area taxi fare scam has defrauded victims of millions, police say  CBC News

Toronto police issued a warning on Thursday about an alleged ongoing taxi fare scam that has already led to the arrests of five people who now face more than ...


Two men charged over Bellshill taxi driver attack  BBC News

The 34-year-old woman was in her vehicle in North Lanarkshire when she was allegedly attacked and robbed by two men.


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