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Taxi crashes into Loop building  WLS-TV

A car crash sent a taxi careening into the corner of a downtown building early Sunday morning.

Flying taxi startup Blade is helping Silicon Valley CEOs bypass traffic  TechCrunch

One year after a $38 million Series B valued on-demand aviation startup Blade at $140 million, the company has begun taxiing the Bay Area's elite. As part of a ...

Motorcycle driver killed in Society Hill after being struck by a taxi

A 34-year-old man was killed after he drove up on the right side of a taxi that was trying to make a turn, police said.

Wireless Taxi Charging In Oslo, WiTricity Expansion In China — The EV Revolution Gets Real  CleanTechnica

March 24th, 2019 by Steve Hanley · wireless charging in Oslo via Inverse. Oslo, Norway. Credit: Inverse. The city of Oslo is pushing forward aggressively with its ...

Oslo is working on wireless charging for its electric taxis  Engadget

As Norway's capital city prepares to ensure all taxis are zero emission by 2023, Oslo is setting up a wireless charging system for cabs. It aims to have the fir...

Flying Taxis Are Just A Few Years Away, If You Believe Tech Optimists  NPR

They're not quite here yet, but Uber and others are working on them and have set some bullish timelines. Flying taxis promise to ease traffic on the ground, but ...

Yellow Taxi Drivers Press Albany to Rollback Congestion Pricing  Wall Street Journal

As state lawmakers consider a broader system of congestion pricing for New York City, a caravan of cabbies came to the Capitol on Wednesday to ask them to ...

Ulster town officials propose licensing medical taxis | Local News  The Daily Freeman

TOWN OF ULSTER, N.Y. — The Town Board is considering a proposed law that would require medical transportation services to have more than a taxi license ...

Hillsborough County Hit-and-run driver hits taxi cab carrying elderly man in Tampa WFTS Digital  ABC Action News

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck a taxi cab carrying an elderly man in the Univeristy area of Tampa.

Report: Teen Boosts Taxi from LES and Attempts Drive to Six Flags  Bowery Boogie

Police say that 19-year-old Jonathan Gualpa boosted a taxicab parked on the Lower East Side early Tuesday morning and attempted to drive it down to Six ...

Taxi-hailing firm Gett will reportedly file for IPO this year  CNBC

Rivals Uber and Lyft are also both expected to float their business in 2019.

Tallahassee taxi driver accused of sexual battery of rider

A taxi driver from Tallahassee is being charged with sexually assaulting a Gadsden County woman during one of his fares.

Anchorage Assembly considers ordinance ending taxi regulations  KTVA

The Anchorage Assembly is considering an ordinance that would abolish some of the regulations on cab and limousine drivers in the local area.

Columbia Airport taxi lane $3.9 million repair project set to restart in April  Union Democrat

Tuolumne County Airports Manager Benedict Stuth said a $3.9 million taxi lane repair and construction project restarting at Columbia Airport in the next few ...

Local News Tallahassee taxi driver arrested for sexually assaulting passenger 9:26 PM, Mar 19, 2019  WTXL ABC 27

A Tallahassee taxicab driver has been arrested after admitting to sexually assaulting a woman while taking her back to her home in Gadsden County.

Wild crash sends 2 cars, taxi onto Upper West Side sidewalk  WABC-TV

A car crash sent three cars, including a cab onto the sidewalk on the Upper West Side.

Hong Kong Taxi Drivers Are Getting a Lot Older  Bloomberg

As the fleet's workers get older and technology becomes newer, can the city attract a younger workforce to keep cabs running?

When an ambulance is used like a taxi, 911 callers can face criminal charges

One man called Bethlehem's 911 center 30 times over six weeks in 2018, and Northampton County's 911 while in Easton 47 times this year.

Woman Steals Taxi, Crashes It Into Parked Cars In Upper Darby, Police Say  CBS Philly

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook | Twitter. UPPER DARBY, Pa. (CBS) – A woman in Upper Darby was arrested after allegedly stealing a taxi cab. Upper Darby ...

Longstanding Oklahoma City taxi company shutting down  KFOR Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY - A longstanding local business is shutting down. After decades of *service*, Yellow Cab Company of Oklahoma City will stop offering rides at ...

Teen stole NYC taxi for road trip to Six Flags but fell asleep during his not-so-Great Adventure, cops say. Also, the park is still closed.

A New York City teen who allegedly stole a taxi and tried to drive to Six Flags on Tuesday morning had his fun spoiled when police arrested him in New Jersey.

It looks like Waymo is about to expand its self-driving taxi service  Mashable

Waymo One — the self-driving taxi *service* from Google's autonomous car company — officially launched in December, but it hasn't been available to many ...

Michael Cohen was $22M in debt because of his taxi medallions  New York Post

Michael Cohen owed $22 million in loans against the taxi medallions he owned -- and allegedly lied in order to try to clear the massive debt, according to court ...

Taxi drivers clock up record 11,000 complaints in 2018  South China Morning Post

The number of complaints against taxi drivers in Hong Kong hit a record 11,000 last year, having more than doubled over the past decade and a half.

South Korea's Kakao strikes deal for limited-hours carpool, ends taxi union protests  Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Kakao Mobility has struck a deal with taxi unions that will allow it to run a car-sharing *service* for four hours daily on weekdays, ...

British politicians advised to take taxis home amid fears of Brexit violence  CNN

London (CNN) British Members of Parliament have been advised to take taxis home, over fears that they could be attacked by members of the public over the ...

Legault denies taxi reforms will hurt immigrant drivers  Montreal Gazette

But the premier says Quebec is doing its best to help taxi drivers, who will benefit from compensation and be able to charge variable fares based on demand.

The 'Coziest Taxi' is Giving Free Rides to Commuters Weary From the Cold (Check Out the Inside...)  Good News Network

Most taxis aren't designed with extreme comfort or decoration in mind, but this London cab is being hailed as the “world's coziest taxi”. The one-of-a kind taxi has ...

North Adams City Council weighs leaving taxi licensing to police to 'streamline' process  Berkshire Eagle

NORTH ADAMS — Why are applications from prospective taxi drivers coming before the City Council? That was the question posed by Councilor Jason ...

Oceaneering's TAXI digital radiography solution provides optimal NDT  WorldOil

ABERDEEN -- Oceaneering International, Inc. has launched a new digital radiography solution for the oil and gas sector, the Trip Avoidance X-ray Inspection ...

Human-Rights Attorney Featured in Jafar Panahi’s ‘Taxi’ Sentenced to 33 Years in Prison and 148 Lashes  IndieWire

Nasrin Sotoudeh, a human-rights attorney featured in Jafar Panahi's “Taxi,” has received a 33-year prison sentence from the Iranian government. The harsh ...

Fears for taxi industry as overhaul in Wales is proposed  BBC News

Proposals for a major overhaul of how taxis work in Wales fail to tackle a "crisis" in the industry, it is claimed. The Welsh Government wants to strip powers from ...

Optimus Ride will roll out geofenced driverless taxis in New York City and California later this year  VentureBeat

Optimus said it plans to deploy fleets of driverless cars within geofenced communities in New York City and Northern California later this year.

Taxi companies sue San Francisco over rule barring some cabs from SFO  San Francisco Examiner

The local taxi industry is suing to block rules barring some cabbies from the San Francisco International Airport. The San Francisco Municipal Transportati.

Police: Man accidentally shoots self after attempting to rob taxi driver  Victoria Advocate

A man who rode in a taxi attempted to rob the taxi driver at gunpoint but accidentally shot himself Sunday afternoon, a Victoria police sergeant said.

Boy, 16, suspected of attempting to rob Victoria taxi driver  Victoria Advocate

Police revealed Monday that a suspect who shot himself while attempting to rob a taxi driver in Victoria is 16 years old.

Ride-hailing taking a toll on taxi companies  Times Union

Colonie. When a friend called his local Capitaland taxi office in Troy to schedule a 4 a.m. pickup to Albany International Airport to catch a 5:50 a.m. flight, he was ...

Norfolk Airport could reduce taxi service to one company, taxi owners concerned ahead of talks WVEC

NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk Airport Authority sent an email to 10 taxi company owners expressing an intent to outsource the airport's taxi operation to a single ...

Bristol taxi driver who cut up cyclist and broke in front of him has licence revoked (+ video)

A Bristol taxi driver who was caught on film cutting up a cyclist and braking in front of him has had his licence revoked for driving in an intimidating and ...

Lewiston man killed while driving taxi in Westbrook  Lewiston Sun Journal

WESTBROOK — Police in Maine say the results of an investigation into a deadly traffic crash involving a taxi and a pickup truck will not likely be available for ...

Metro to help pay for Uber, Lyft or taxi ride for late-night workers  Washington Post

Metro will foot part of the bill for an Uber, Lyft or taxi ride for late-night workers to ease the burden for those impacted by the agency's *service* cuts. The transit ...

Long Beach Transit Starts Year-Round Water Taxi Service  NBC Southern California

Long Beach Transit Friday began year-round water taxi *service*. "We are so pleased to launch year-round water taxi services this weekend," said LBT President ...

Uber pays $2.6M to settle historical charges it violated Dutch taxi laws  TechCrunch

Another fine for Uber's historical playbook: The ride-hailing giant has agreed to pay around $2.6 million (€2.3 million) to settle charges in the Netherlands related ...

The loneliness of the late night taxi driver  San Francisco Examiner

In the small hours, Howard Street can be the loneliest stretch of asphalt in The City. Driving through the quiet streets of SoMa after midnight is like sta.

Sikh taxi drivers in New Zealand offer free rides to Muslims after Christchurch mosque attacks  MEAWW

Manjinder Singh, one of the drivers, said that it was a "collective selfless *service* effort by the Sikh community in a difficult time when everyone was contributing ...

Uber vs. Taxi: What's the Difference?

In 2019, Uber has a footprint in most major (and medium-sized) cities in the U.S. But while Uber has been gaining market share over the years, taxis are still ...

‘He was stolen from us’: Family pleads for maximum sentence in Conway taxi killing  Myrtle Beach Sun News

A 20-year-old will spend 30 years in prison for killing a Conway taxi driver during a robbery in November 2016. The suspect was in Horry County court on ...

'I Will Never Forgive Him': Dad of Woman Allegedly Killed by Taxi Driver Grieves  NBC New York

The father of a 26-year-old Queens woman struck and killed by a green taxi on Queens Boulevard over the weekend says the family is in shock over losing their ...

Flying electric taxi startup Lilium a Miami airports option  Miami Today

Written by Jesse Scheckner on March 19, 2019. Flying electric taxi startup Lilium a Miami airports option. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Giménez has continued ...

Karnataka Govt bans OLA Taxi and Bike services for 6 months  Urban Transport News

Karnataka Govt suspended Ola's license to operate Cabs and Bikes in the state for six months after the cab aggregator failed to comply with an order.

Taxi-Hailing Firm Gett Eyes 2019 IPO

Gett, a ride-hailing company that works with taxis, is planning an initial public offering later this year, according to reports.

Taxi CRUSHED by truck full of dirt in Moscow, 2 dead (VIDEO)  RT

A truck carrying dirt has collided with a taxi in Moscow, overturning and flattening the car. Both the cab driver and the passenger died in the horrific crash.

Lawmakers accuse transport officials of going soft on taxis, hard on Uber  South China Morning Post

Hong Kong lawmakers have blasted transport officials for what they describe as protecting the taxi industry at the expense of popular ride-hailing services such ...

Christchurch shootings: Charges in UK after taxi driver 'abuse'  BBC News

Two people have been charged after a UK taxi driver was allegedly abused by passengers referencing the New Zealand mosque attacks. Sean Allen, 33, and ...

Stuck inside a taxi with the winter blues again  San Francisco Examiner

February is a bust. I only worked three shifts this month. Which is the longest I've gone without driving a cab since getting my a-card four years ago. Eve.

Four accused of using taxi to supply cocaine across Sydney

Three members of the same family are among four people who have been charged after allegedly using a taxi to supply cocaine across Sydney's south-west.

Judge goes ballistic on missing 'Taxi King' Gene Freidman over unpaid child support  New York Post

A Manhattan supreme court judge railed at the empty seat of 'Taxi King' Gene Freidman, threatening to throw the missing litigant back into jail for not paying ...

NYC Taxi drivers protest in Albany – The Legislative Gazette  Legislative Gazette

Earlier this month, New York City taxi cab drivers protested at the Capitol in opposition of the congestion surcharge placed on yellow and green cabs by the state ...

Taxi services heard; trash rate hike proposed | News  Harrison Daily

A public hearing regarding two proposed taxi franchises will precede Thursday night's Harrison City Council meeting.

Water Taxi to offer the 'Charleston Waterfront Pass' to 3 popular attractions  ABC NEWS 4

Three of Charleston Harbor's most popular attractions, have partnered with Charleston Water Taxi to offer a joint promotion called the Charleston Waterfront ...

Hail taxis: Broward finds them a cheaper ride than county shuttles  Sun Sentinel

A pilot program in Broward County is paying for people to use taxis instead of reserving space on a paratransit vehicle. The $15 maximum the county pays for ...

Two Japanese men arrested in Cambodia for allegedly killing taxi driver  The Japan Times

Two Japanese men in their 20s were arrested in Cambodia late Sunday on suspicion of killing a taxi driver in the north of the country, a local police offic.

Chicago Water Taxi Season Set to Begin This Weekend  NBC Chicago

Chicago's iconic water taxis will be back in *service* beginning this weekend, the Wendella company announced this week.

Conway man sentenced to 30 years in 2016 shooting death of taxi driver  WMBF

A Conway man has pleaded guilty to the shooting death of a taxi driver in 2016.

This entrepreneur has a solution to NYC's idle taxi problem  New York Business Journal

Aleksey Medvedovskiy, a 20-year veteran of NYC's taxi industry. founded Lacus — a tech platform that gives drivers access to nearby taxis.

Quebec's taxi industry calls government reform 'an act of war'

If passed, Bill 17 will deregulate much of the taxi industry, creating a permanent place in Quebec for ride-booking companies like Uber that have operated on a ...

Father of woman allegedly killed by taxi says he will never forgive driver  Fox News

The father of Sherena Hundalani, the woman killed in a crash on Sunday, said he will never forget the driver.

26-Year-Old Woman on Sidewalk Killed in Taxi Hit-Run: Police  NBC New York

A woman was struck and killed in Queens by a taxi that fled the scene on Sunday, police said. The driver was later arrested.

Naples taxi driver arrested for DUI and crash in Golden Gate  Wink News

A man was arrested for drunk driving and causing a car crash in Collier County Saturday. Collier County Sheriff's Office arrested Henry Lisard Alvarez-Barillas, ...

Schenectady council OKs taxi cab rules; sidewalk plan tabled  The Daily Gazette

SCHENECTADY — The City Council has formally passed a resolution that will regulate taxi cabs. But they've punted on approving a resolution allowing ...

Quebec taxi drivers threaten to strike on Monday  Global News

Quebec taxi drivers are threatening to go on strike as of Monday, saying they are furious with the Legault government's proposed plan to deregulate part of the ...

Ride-share use keeps rising in Las Vegas, taxi usage plummets  Las Vegas Review-Journal

As ride-share services increasingly become the transportation option of choice for many Las Vegas residents and visitors, taxi usage continues to drop.

Getaway driver in deadly taxi driver robbery takes plea deal, se  NBC2 News

A man who admitted to playing a role in the shooting death of a taxi driver in Lehigh Acres last year will spend the next two decades in jail.

Japanese taxis to offer pre-set fares  NHK WORLD

Japan's transport ministry will change its regulations in April to allow taxi passengers to confirm their fares in advance.

Istanbul's taxi drivers are suffering through Turkey's economic crisis  Deutsche Welle

Rush hour traffic in Istanbul, the city of 15 million can be torturous. Especially for taxi drivers who are constantly stuck in traffic jams. At this point, they're pleased ...

Carlisle urinating taxi drivers clampdown  BBC News

Taxi drivers who urinate in taxi ranks and leave cigarette butts on the ground are to face a new penalty point system. Carlisle City Council regulatory panel ...

Uber's flying taxi service pitched at government for trial in Australia  ZDNet

The company has asked for cooperation from Australian governments so it can demo Uber Air in the country as early as next year.

Cabdriver is robbed, taxi stolen in Northeast Washington  Washington Post

A cabdriver was robbed and the taxi was stolen in a carjacking early Saturday in Northeast Washington, police said. At 2:19 a.m., a person with a handgun ...

Lawyer says jury trial for woman accused of hitting bike taxi will not happen  Live 5 News WCSC

A woman charged with driving under the influence after hitting a bike taxi in downtown Charleston last year was supposed to face a judge and jury Monday, ...

Ten Tesla Taxis Hit Copenhagen, Helping Reverse EV Decline  InsideEVs

Denmark fell behind on EV adoption when tax incentives were pulled. But one enlightened taxi company is doing its part to revitalize interest in electric cars.

Armed Robbers Steal Taxi Cab in Northeast DC  NBC4 Washington

D.C. police are searching for three men who held a taxi cab driver at gunpoint and stole his car. The taxi driver went to a mostly residential Brookland street, the ...

Ride-hailing services take the air out of local taxi industry's tires

Since Uber and Lyft have been on the scene, the taxicab industry has been fighting tooth and nail to ensure their own survival. Whether it's investing in new ...

Fatal taxi stabbing victim ID'd as Uber driver  New York Post

The hack who was fatally stabbed inside his car in The Bronx on Saturday night drove for Uber, the ride-sharing giant said in a statement Sunday.

Man who fired shots at Aurora police, girlfriend, taxi driver sentenced to 32 years in prison  The Denver Post

A 32-year-old man was sentenced to 32 years in prison for firing a gun at police officers, a taxi driver and his girlfriend.

Teens charged with carjacking taxi outside East County Denny’s  FOX 5 San Diego

Carjacking and robbery charges were filed Friday against three teens who allegedly assaulted a cab driver outside a La Mesa restaurant and stole his taxi while ...

Should taxi drivers wear a uniform?  BBC News

Some Scottish councils have a taxi driver dress code as a condition of their licence.

Here's what you should know about the IPO process  CNBC

Uber, Lyft, Pinterest and Airbnb plan to break into the public market. Here's what else you should know about the process.

Police suspect black ice in car, taxi fatal crash  WABI

Police in Westbrook say three people were killed in a two-car crash in which a car and taxi collided due to black ice.

Woman dies after taxi ploughs into pedestrians in Queenstown  The Straits Times

An SMRT taxi driver who lost consciousness behind the wheel ploughed into pedestrians in Queenstown on Friday evening, resulting in the death of a ...

Capital stuck in Stone Age with fighting bike taxi riders  Bangkok Post

Sometimes it feels as if we are still in the Stone Age. A recent attack on a motorcycle taxi rider who works for a popular app by a regular bike taxi give us this ...

Taxi operators raise concerns as RTO starts acquiring vehicles for poll duties  Times of India

MUSSOORIE: As the date of Lok Sabha polls draws near, the Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) across the state have started 'acquiring' taxis for electi.

Jordan Six Rings “Taxi” Is Arriving Soon  Sneaker News

In recent months, the Jordan 6 Rings silhouette has gotten a bit more tread than usual, hitting retailers in refreshing color schemes to add to the illustrious nature ...

Murder charges filed in crash that killed mom driving taxi to pay for daughter's baptism celebration  WXII12 Winston-Salem

Murder charges have been filed in a hit-and-run crash that killed a Winston-Salem woman who was working as a taxi driver to pay for her daughter's baptism ...

Quebec's taxi bill opens door to ride-booking apps — with conditions

Bill 17, tabled Wednesday, imposes rules on Uber and other ride-booking apps, including a requirement to inform customers of the maximum fare they'd be ...

Police: Increase taxi fares  The Daily Advance

Monday, March 11, 2019. The Elizabeth City Police Department is proposing to raise taxi fares by $1 for a one-way trip in the city and $4 for a round trip ...

Teens accused of assaulting cabbie, stealing taxi outside Denny’s

Four teenagers are accused of assaulting a cab driver early Wednesday and stealing his taxi at gunpoint near a La Mesa restaurant.

Taxis get Access to survive  Crain's New York Business

From foreclosures on taxi medallions to a congestion surcharge in Manhattan that yellow-cab operators say could devastate their business, the taxi industry has ...

Police Say NYC Taxi Driver Dead After Crashing Into Pole  U.S. News & World Report

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a New York City taxi driver is dead after he suffered a medical episode and crashed into a pole.

It's Surprisingly Easy to Make AI Think a Taxi Is a Vacuum Cleaner  Gizmodo

Technologists like to put machine learning on a pedestal, exalting its ability to complement and even exceed human labor, but these systems are far from perfect.

Want to see the future of transport? Watch this drone taxi go airborne  Digital Trends

Want to travel to work in a flying taxi that looks like something out of a James Bond movie? Vahana, an ambitious startup founded by aerospace giant Airbus, ...

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